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David Grigg to lead Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions US cyber team

20th April 2023

Aon’s Reinsurance Solutions has named AXA XL’s David Grigg as Executive Managing Director to lead its US Cyber Reinsurance team. Based in Aon’s New York office, Grigg is to start his new role immediately. He will be reporting to Randy Stanco, co-leader of the New York/New Jersey Reinsurance Treaty Office and ... Read the full article

India’s Edme Services to acquire Aditya Insurance Brokers from parent and Infocyber

29th March 2023

The sale of the entire stake of Aditya Birla Insurance Brokers Limited (ABIBL) to Edme Services Private Limited has been approved by the Board of Directors of its parent, Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL), subject to requisite approvals. Currently, ABCL along with its nominees hold a little more than 50% of ... Read the full article

Relm Insurance partners with cyber risk manager NetDiligence

15th March 2023

Specialty insurer Relm Insurance has announced a new partnership with NetDiligence, a provider of cyber risk readiness and response services, to deliver a suite of cyber risk monitoring solutions. Solutions will be provided to policyholders via automated enrolment through NetDiligence’s eRiskHub platform, which is designed for the prevention, reporting, and recovery ... Read the full article

Cyber risk management impacts insurance pricing and credit ratings: S&P

2nd March 2023

Despite a growing interest in cyber insurance, the organisational structures, workplace culture, and wider risk management ecosystems that combine to minimise cyber threats are still often lacking, cyber experts told S&P Global Ratings. They also highlighted that insurers are assessing their clients’ cyber preparedness to determine the cost of their premiums, ... Read the full article

Reinsurance the smartest approach to cyber as AXIS gets more comfortable with the tail: CEO Benchimol

1st February 2023

After renewing its cyber treaty at the January 1st reinsurance renewals, AXIS Capital Holdings, the Bermuda domiciled global insurer and reinsurer, is "very satisfied" with the program it secured, as it continues to add more comfort around the tail risk, according to Albert Benchimol, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Read the full article

Zurich leads series B funding round for cyber insurtech BOXX Insurance

1st February 2023

Toronto-based insurtech BOXX Insurance has announced a $14.4 million Series B funding round, bringing the total amount raised in the last 16 months to $24.5 million. Zurich Insurance led the latest funding round, with Jack Howell, CEO of Zurich Global Ventures, commenting, "We've seen how difficult it is to build cyber ... Read the full article

Mosaic partners with Safe Insurance to launch cyber risk platform

12th December 2022

Underwriting company, Mosaic Insurance has partnered with Safe Security to use its award winning SAFE platform to help underwrites evaluate cyber risks for brokers and insureds. The platform offers a real-time view of the extent and nature of a company’s enterprise-wide cyber risk, allowing the most accurate exposure analysis, coverage, and ... Read the full article

Insurance can help strengthen cyber resilience as risks evolve: Swiss Re

23rd November 2022

In recent years there has been a strong increase in cyber attacks, which has made organisations and companies realise that they can become a target and face serious consequences, Swiss Re Institute notes in a new report. They have also realised that investing in pre-emptive mitigation efforts and cyber hygiene is ... Read the full article

Russian cyberattacks to cause more insurance disputes: GlobalData

22nd November 2022

A new report from GlobalData says that cyberattacks from Russia could be set to cause more disputes between businesses and insurers following the Zurich-Mondelez case. The firm said in its 2022 UK SME Insurance Survey that 9% of SMEs in the UK that purchased cyber insurance in 2022 said the Russia-Ukraine ... Read the full article

Arch Insurance appoints Sam Bradley as senior cyber underwriter

21st November 2022

Arch Insurance has appointed Sam Bradley to the role of senior cyber underwriter. Bradley will take on the role immediately, be based in London, and is set to report to Marcus Breese, head of cyber and technology E&O. He joins from Willis Towers Watson where he was a senior cyber broker. ... Read the full article

BOXX Insurance acquires cyber platform Templarbit

9th November 2022

Toronto-based cyber insurance specialist BOXX Insurance has acquired cyber intelligence platform Templarbit. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but BOXX said it gave the firm ‘additional momentum’ to pursue its vision of ‘making the world a digitally safer place’. With teams in Palo Alto and Los Angeles, Templarbit was founded by ... Read the full article

Apollo and Envelop Risk partner up on cyber reinsurance

8th November 2022

Specialist re/insurer Apollo is going into partnership with Envelop Risk on cyber reinsurance business. Under the partnership, the latter will underwrite a new class of cyber reinsurance business within Apollo Syndicate 1971, with effect from the 2023 year of account. Matt Newman, active underwriter of Apollo Syndicate 1971, said: “We are committed ... Read the full article

Corvus Insurance announces cyber partnership with Travelers

3rd November 2022

Specialty insurance MGA, Corvus Insurance has announced it has entered into a multi-year partnership with The Travelers Companies, Inc., a provider of personal, business, and specialty insurance, to back its Smart Cyber Insurance offering. According to the announcement, the venture will provide cyber insurance products and services to companies in continental ... Read the full article

Everest Re names Catherine Rudow as Global Head of Cyber Reinsurance

9th September 2022

The reinsurance division of Bermuda-based carrier Everest Re Group, Ltd., Everest Reinsurance, has appointed Catherine Rudow to the newly created role of Global Head of Cyber Reinsurance. Rudow assumes responsibility for strategically expanding the company's cyber reinsurance business, driving consistent underwriting best practices and guidelines across the division. She will also be ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re expands cyber reinsurance team in North America

7th September 2022

Global reinsurance broker, Gallagher Re, has appointed Jasper Goring as head of its cyber reinsurance hub in New York amid the creation of a dedicated cyber analytics function and the growth of its specialist team in North America. Goring will lead the broker’s cyber reinsurance specialism to support NA-based clients and ... Read the full article