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The Evolving Role of Cyber Insurance in Mitigating Ransomware Attacks

SecureWorld News

In this regard, many have touted cyber insurance as the knight in shining armor, the end all-be all in terms of mitigating criminals' assaults on your network. On top of this, a significant 41% of victims opted to pay the ransom, which is a difficult decision that's fraught with its own respective complexities and risks.

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[Q&A] Chubb Cyber Insurance Clients Activate Proactive Security with NetSPI

NetSpi Executives

In case you missed it, Chubb, one of the leading publicly traded property and casualty insurance companies, announced an innovative collaboration with NetSPI to strengthen client cyber-risk profiles via enhanced attack surface management and penetration testing solutions. What is proactive security?


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Scanning for Flaws, Scoring for Security

Krebs on Security

For years, potential creditors have judged the relative risk of extending credit to consumers based in part on the applicant’s credit score — the most widely used being the score developed by FICO , previously known as Fair Isaac Corporation. Data accidentally released by FICO about the Cyber Risk Score for ExxonMobil.

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NEW TECH: Brinqa takes a ‘graph database’ approach to vulnerability management, app security

The Last Watchdog

Imposing just the right touch of policies and procedures towards mitigating cyber risks is a core challenge facing any company caught up in digital transformation. Related: Data breaches fuel fledgling cyber insurance market. Enterprises, especially, tend to be methodical and plodding. Vulnerability management.

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Testing to Ensure Your Security Posture Never Slouches


Imagine if you had one place where you found a comprehensive real time security posture that tells you exactly where the looming current cyber risks are and the impact? Let’s consider a recent and relevant cyber threat. With the score, you’ll know at a glance: Have you done enough to stave off the most likely risks?

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Policy debate: the pros and cons of cybersecurity insurance

BH Consulting

Organisations are coming under increasing pressure to take out cybersecurity insurance cover. Also known as cyber risk insurance, it’s now a prerequisite in some public sector tenders. Often, they also want bidders to produce supporting documents like the executive summary of a penetration test report.

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Acquisition combines Aon’s industry-leading investment in cyber security with Cytelligence’s unique technical expertise in incident response and digital forensics services to strengthen Aon’s cyber security client value proposition. Global cyber insurance premiums are expected to grow from $4 billion in 2018 to $20 billion by 2025.