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U.S. Treasury, NSF Partner to Bolster Terrorism, Cyber Risk Modeling

SecureWorld News

Department of the Treasury's Federal Insurance Office (FIO) announced a major new initiative this week to improve the insurance industry's capabilities around modeling and underwriting terrorism and catastrophic cyber risks.

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Cyber Insurance Costs Soaring: Is Your Organization Covered Enough?

SecureWorld News

In this digital battlefield, cyber insurance has emerged as a crucial shield, offering financial protection against data breaches, ransomware attacks, and other cyber incidents. This rapid ascent begs the question: what's driving the price hike, and are businesses fully prepared for the escalating cost of cyber defense?

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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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News Alert: QBE North America launches new cyber insurance program with Converge

The Last Watchdog

New York, NY, July 27, 2023 – QBE North America today announced the launch of a cyber insurance program with new MGA, Converge, acting as program administrator. The program will be broken down into two separate distribution structures, each with a distinct revenue focus and cyber security data access formation.

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The Cyber Insurance Landscape Has Grown More Complicated

SecureWorld News

When considering adding a cyber insurance policy, organizations, both public and private, must weigh the pros and cons of having insurance to cover against harm caused by a cybersecurity incident. Having cyber insurance can help ensure compliance with these requirements. Can companies live without cyber insurance?

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The future of cyber insurance

IT Security Guru

Cyber insurers are losing money. Their loss ratios – total claims plus the insurer’s costs, divided by total premiums earned – are now consistently above 60%, which presents something of an existential threat to the insurance industry, making cyber risk a potentially uninsurable area due to falling profitability.

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Is Cyber Liability Insurance Sufficient Coverage for All Cyber Risks?

SecureWorld News

Third, cyber risks are constantly evolving, and insurance companies may not be able to keep up. New threats are emerging all the time, and it can take time for insurance companies to update their policies. This means that there may be some cyber risks that are not covered by your policy.