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The UK's vote to leave the EU last week surprised the world, and now has the international insurance community assessing the potential effects – and the key word is uncertainty.
The number of computer users affected by ransomware in the past year grew 17.7 percent over the previous year, according to a recent report from Kaspersky Labs
For now, low insured losses from catastrophes are one reason the insurance rates remain soft; it is a buyer’s market.
Globally, the top five risks faced by corporate directors included regulatory investigations, cyber attacks, risk of data loss, criminal and regulatory fines and penalties, and anti-corruption laws.
A new report from cyber risk analytics firm Bay Dynamics reveals that nearly 60% of board members say an IT security executive will lose their job if they fail to provide useful, actionable information.
Chris Novak, co-founder and director of the Verizon Investigative Response Unit, said most hackers are like a home burglar “jiggling door handles” as he walks through a neighborhood.
Talent shortfalls remain an obstacle in the battle against cybercrime, with a Cisco report from earlier this year pinning the need for 2016 at one million cybersecurity jobs. However, a study by security firm CloudPassage suggests that US colleges and universities aren’t meeting the demand, with not one of the country’s top 10 computer science […]
According to experts at Advisen’s Executive Risk Insights Conference in Chicago, the D&O insurance sector has been anything but business as usual recently.
Beazley's Nick Economidis at Advisen’s Cyber Risk Insights Conference explained that underwriters are not “trying to measure individual companies’ risk and come up with a special price just for them.”
Reed's Smith William Cook said he generally advises companies not to pay ransom to get back access to computer systems—unless the hacker demands a BMW.