Insurance Covid-Cast episode 15: Has there been a rise in cyber threats and scams during Coronavirus lockdown?
In the latest episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a group of cyber experts to discuss how hackers and scammers are using Covid-19 to prey on people’s thirst for knowledge and information at this time.
Exclusive:The HNW broker apologised after one of its email accounts was compromised by fraudsters.
Kennedy's Elizabeth Bardsley discusses the risks brokers need to be aware of as more and more professionals work from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Education, prevention and insurance: Eva Berg-Winters, founder and CEO at Bewica, shares her company’s approach to cyber with Insurance Age
Provider confirmed a “computer security incident” but suggested its network was untouched.
As the first working week of self-isolation comes to a close for many, Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift looks at the stance brokers are taking in terms shutting up shop or keeping their branches open.
Insurer developed ‘Cyber Ready’ toolkit following feedback that pupils are often more tech savvy than teachers.
Which topics have been sparking brokers’ interest?
While cyber insurance has become a necessity for most commercial clients, the personal lines space is a much harder sell. Sam Barrett investigates how brokers can reach this untapped market
As well as selling the benefits of cyber insurance to clients, brokers must show the way by being ready for any data breaches or cyber attacks. Sam Barrett reports
Consultancy says the UK insurance sector is on an “unsustainable trajectory” as it warns of a decline in broking and underwriting skills.
Product will be sold exclusively through Acturis, following CPP’s launch on the platform in October 2019.
Qomplx’s WonderCover product offers parametric cyber cover either as a standalone product or as an add-on.
Cyber liability has been added to the cover alongside a number of additional features.
Consultancy says that cyber elements of commercial property cover are increasingly being removed.
Provider partnered with HewardMills to develop the offering.
MGA says ThreatInformer's data enrichment technology will help it improve key activities in the underwriting process.
New offering is free for Bewica's brokers to use and assesses customers’ susceptibility to the top cyber risks that SMEs face including phishing attacks, password interception and website attacks.
Insurer says cyber attacks are increasing in frequency.
The proposition is aimed at small and medium sized business.
Andrew Alcock, COO at TH March, reviews the events of 2019 and Phil Bayles, CDO at Aviva, outlines what we can expect from the New Year.
Product offers 24/7 advice, incident investigation and restoration services in the event of a cyber attack.
Paul Beck, managing director of Direct Insurance Corporate Risks, reviews CPP Secure's Cyber Insurance for SME
Graeme Newman, chief innovation officer at CFC, said cyber risks are "still the same old risk, just presented in a new way".