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CyberCatch & Ridge Canada announce partnership to enable SMO’s to obtain cyber insurance

12th August 2022

Cyber security software-as-a-service (SaaS) company CyberCatch has announced a strategic partnership with Ridge Canada Cyber Solutions Inc. (RCCS) to enable Canadian small and medium organisations (SMOs) to obtain cyber insurance. Approximately, there are 1.2 million SMOs in Canada and the majority of them do not have cyber insurance, or those that do are ... Read the full article

Ransomware and Ukraine war the big risks for cyber insurance: CyberCube

12th August 2022

Ransomware continues to be largely responsible for the insurable cyber losses experienced by companies, with the maritime sector and satellite infrastructure being more likely to be targeted by cyber criminals, according to a recent report. Additionally, CyberCube’s H2 2022 Global Threat Briefing analysed the cyber activity following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ... Read the full article

Cowbell Cyber links up with Swiss Re

11th August 2022

Cowbell Cyber is partnering up with Swiss Re to bring insurance to firms using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and have revenues of up to $750m. According to the two firms, the program grants customers access to Cowbell Factors which provide a relative rating of an organization's risk profile against the company's ... Read the full article

Cybersecurity revenue in insurance sector to grow at 10%: GlobalData

10th August 2022

Cybersecurity revenues in the insurance sector are set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 10%, from $6.4 billion in 2020 to $10.6 billion in 2025, according to data and analytics company, GlobalData. According to GlobalData’s report, ‘Cybersecurity in Insurance’, insurers must navigate the theme cautiously or ... Read the full article

Hudson Insurance appoints Cyber Practice Leader

9th August 2022

Market-leading specialty insurer Hudson Insurance Group has appointed Emily Lowe as Senior Vice President and Cyber Practice Leader for HudsonPro. Within this newly created role, Lowe will be spearheading the development of an Excess Cyber facility for large accounts, while also overseeing Hudson’s overall cyber portfolio. All in all, Lowe brings 15 ... Read the full article

Safety National hires Steven Anderson as Director of Cyber Underwriting

8th August 2022

Safety National, a multi-line specialty re/insurer and member of the Tokio Marine Group, has appointed Steven Anderson as Director of Cyber Underwriting. He will be based out of Safety National’s Dallas, Texas, office. Anderson brings nearly 30 years of industry experience with him towards the role, which includes extensive insight across the ... Read the full article

Spring Insure introduces cyber coverage for SMEs

5th August 2022

Spring Insure, the specialist MGA, has announced the launch of its commercial cyber offering, tailored for SMEs. The company says cyber cover is an addition to the existing product suite of financial institutions and Directors & Officers cover it offers in partnership with Beazley. This cyber product offers protection ... Read the full article

Strict underwriting will dominate cyber market – S&P

1st August 2022

Ransomware shouldn't be an existential threat to the cyber insurance sector, thanks to a combination of policyholder education, the provision of services to reduce claim values, and policy rate adjustments, S&P Global Ratings says. Yet making a steady profit from cyber will remain challenging for insurers, S&P believes, ... Read the full article

Acrisure acquires two leading MSPs to expand its cyber services division

22nd July 2022

Acrisure, a fast-growing fintech leader and insurance broking group, has acquired two Managed Service Providers (MSP) within its cyber services division: Catalyst Technology Group and ITS Inc. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Catalyst Technology Group offers small-and-medium (S&M) size businesses enterprise-class IT support with a specialty in streamlining processes for better customer ... Read the full article

Rossini and Suckerman take new roles within AXA XL cyber business

20th July 2022

AXA XL’s cyber insurance business has announced the creation of two new roles and several regional underwriting management appointments in the US. Rachel Rossini has assumed a new role as Product Manager for Cyber and Technology E&O. In her new role, Rossini will lead the company’s go-to-market strategy in the US cyber ... Read the full article

“Insurers need to be more active to help cyber sector grow” – Coalition CEO

15th July 2022

Insurers needs to help customers with their cybersecurity if the sector is to grow, said Joshua Motta, CEO and cofounder of Coalition. Speaking at the Marsh McLennan Rising Professionals’ Global Forum in London, Motta said that the insurance market has not excelled on the cyber underwriting front in recent years. He said: ... Read the full article

McGill boosts cyber development strategy with CyberCube products

14th July 2022

CyberCube, a cyber risk analytics firm, has announced that specialist re/insurance broker McGill and Partners, will be using its cyber risk analytics platforms as part of its cyber re/insurance growth strategy. According to the announcement, the broker is using CyberCube’s Portfolio Manager and Broking Manager. Neil Sharma, Partner - Reinsurance at McGill ... Read the full article

“Cyberattacks a great threat to infrastructure and assets” – Lloyd’s

14th July 2022

National infrastructure and privately owned assets are at risk of from significant physical damage resulting from cyberattacks, says a new report from Lloyd’s. As a result, Lloyd’s says that as malicious attacks increase in frequency, cyber represents a key opportunity for insurers to support businesses and societies through the products and ... Read the full article

Ransomware pay-outs by cyber insurers in the last two years averages £3.2m: Panaseer

12th July 2022

According to a recent survey conducted by enterprise security company, Panaseer, the largest ransomware pay-outs by cyber insurers in the last two years has averaged £3.26 million in the UK and $3.52 million in the US. The company recently released its latest report on the state of the cyber insurance industry, ... Read the full article

Coalition raises $250m in Series F funding to support its cyber insurance solution

8th July 2022

Coalition has announced that it has raised an additional $250 million in Series F funding to accelerate its rapid growth, power international expansion, as well as broaden the services it offers to help organizations manage digital risk. The funding round closed in June, with participation from Allianz X, Valor Equity Partners, ... Read the full article