Tag: cybersecurity insurance

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No cyber insurance? Check your policy – you may be covered for more than you think
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UK Government Issues Cybersecurity Insurance Report

No cyber insurance? Check your policy – you may be covered for more than you think

By Cameron Abbott, Rob Pulham and Max Evans

Over the past 2 years we’ve seen a steady rise in interest in cyber insurance policies to cover key online risks.

However, as the terms and coverage for cyber insurance offerings steadily standardise, it may not be worth throwing out your old policies just yet.

In his recent article available here our colleague Gregory Wright discusses several recent US cases where insurance holders were found to be covered under more general policies of insurance – even if they weren’t specifically directed towards cyber risks.

UK Government Issues Cybersecurity Insurance Report

by Jim Bulling and Julia Baldi

The UK government has issued a report on cybersecurity insurance which details new joint initiatives between government and the insurance sector to help firms get to grips with cyber risk. The report encourages businesses and financial institutions to review their risk management processes and seek to obtain ‘Cyber Essentials certifications’ from insurers to ensure adequate cybersecurity is in place.

View the  Press Release and Report.

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