Category Archives: Cyber Risk

5 cyber insurance trends to watch for in 2018

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What will cyber insurance buyers face in the coming year? Here’s a snapshot of the top five trends buyers can expect, based on findings from our 2018 Marketplace Realities Report: Cyber risk. 1. Total annual cyber premiums will continue to … Continue reading →

Greater criminal liability ahead for U.K. company directors involved in data breaches

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The Data Protection Bill is currently making its way through the legislative process. This Bill will replace the current Data Protection Act and will provide a comprehensive framework for data protection in the U.K. The resulting legislation will supplement the … Continue reading →

A CISO perspective: 5 key considerations for defending your business against cyber threats

I recently had the opportunity to join Tim Orchard and James Hatch of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence in a webcast discussion on how to defend your business against cyber threats. The technology component to mitigating cyber risk is a critical … Continue reading →

4 steps for building a cyber-savvy workforce

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month here in the U.S. It’s also European Cyber Security Month (ECSM), a campaign designed to raise cyber security awareness and encourage users to improve their online hygiene. As I scan headlines after the large … Continue reading →

Digital technology, big data and the mutual sector

Mutual and cooperative insurers have justifiable pride in the high levels of service they offer to their members. But, with improved and deeper customer relationships being a key focus for the commercial sector’s application of technology, should they be taking … Continue reading →

Cyber insurance: If you don’t have it, the latest ruling on a data breach class action might have you thinking twice.

Last month, the D.C. Court of Appeals lowered the standing threshold established by Spokeo, holding that the mere allegation of an increased risk of identity theft as a result of a data breach was sufficient to prove standing to claim … Continue reading →

The great data myth: Is the Cloud really less secure than onsite?

Cloud security. It’s one of the most frequently cited concerns for businesses that are considering moving their applications and data to a cloud provider. The common belief is the company’s data is more secure on company-owned servers at onsite data … Continue reading →

Increase your cyber IQ with the alphabet of cyber protection

Ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry and Petya, have captured the headlines over the past several months. It was recently announced publicly that a mega cable network was hit with a ransomware incident when hackers released a trove of stolen files online, … Continue reading →

The E.U.’s Network and Information Security Directive: How should transportation companies respond?

On August 8, the U.K. government announced it was considering fines of up to £17 million, or 4% of global turnover, for companies that fail to implement cybersecurity measures set out in the Network and Information Systems Directive (NISD). But … Continue reading →

How AI will make corporations more humane and super-linearly innovative (Part 2)

In last weeks’ blog, I listed the six fundamental pillars that make up an innovative organization: right strategy, right culture, right work organization, right technology stacks, right data and right cybersecurity. For this blog, I’ll focus on two of those … Continue reading →