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CyberInsurance Predictions for 2023

It is difficult to predict with certainty what the top trends in cyberinsurance will be in 2023, as the field is constantly evolving and new developments are emerging all the time. However, ...
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Security planning for normal people

Security planning for normal people

The first security technique you should master! Security planning can make your life easier to manage. It’s easy to become paralysed when you consider all of the threats that exist and all ...

Insurance Companies: A “Tasty Morsel” to Cyber Criminals

Yes, this is one of the tastiest morsels…to hack the insurers first—to get their customer base and work in a targeted way from there.” -Unknown Cybercriminal from the REvil group ... The ...

Merck Wins Insurance Lawsuit re NotPetya Attack

The insurance company Ace American has to pay for the losses: On 6th December 2021, the New Jersey Superior Court granted partial summary judgment (attached) in favour of Merck and International Indemnity, ...

Top Cybersecurity Issues to Watch Out For in 2022

One of the most challenging aspects of cybersecurity is preparedness. With technology, user habits, and attack styles changing over the past few years and showing no sign of slowing down, cyberattacks seem ...
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Business Concerns Regarding Cyber Threats – Techstrong TV

This year’s Travelers Cyber Risk Index found that cyber threats are the top business concern. Of the 1,200 business leaders who participated in the national survey, the majority said they worry some ...
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Insurance and Ransomware

As ransomware becomes more common, I’m seeing more discussions about the ethics of paying the ransom. Here’s one more contribution to that issue: a research paper that the insurance industry is hurting ...
Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers Target U.S. Troops with Fake COVID-19 Tests

Scammers continue to piggyback on the COVID-19 Coronavirus scare with new tricks, this time targeting U.S. Army service members with phone calls requesting their personal information and promising a testing kit to ...

On Cyber Warranties

Interesting article discussing cyber-warranties, and whether they are an effective way to transfer risk (as envisioned by Ackerlof's "market for lemons") or a marketing trick. The conclusion: Warranties must transfer non-negligible amounts ...
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When Scams Collide: E-Mail Fraud and Insurance

Should insurance companies be on the hook to cover losses for cyberfraud? If you are the victim of a business email compromise (BEC) and are induced to wire-transfer a client’s funds to ...
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