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Cyber remains a major opportunity for global specialty re/insurers with premiums rocketing in recent years. Awareness of the risks posed by cyber is also rising, with companies taking action to ensure ‘silent’ cyber is not present within business written across several other classes of business. While several re/insurers are actively growing their position in the cyber market, this class has yet to be tested by a major catastrophic loss event. Understanding the risk potential of cyber exposures is vital as the market continues to grow.


Sompo International names Gossé European head of cyber insurance

Gossé joins from Chubb European Group where he was head of cyber for Europe and the Mena region

Europe Sompo International

Ransomware drives increase in US cyber claims: Coalition

Frequency and severity of claims increased in the first half of the year

United States Specialty

Trium Cyber opens London office

US-based Lloyd’s cyber specialist hires Aspen’s Watson to drive international expansion

London Lloyds

Lloyd’s explores state-backed cyber risk products

The corporation is working with managing agents and reinsurers to find solutions, chief of markets, Patrick Tiernan, says

London Lloyds

QBE launches Middle East cyber offering

Australian insurance giant appoints Hamlat from Marsh to develop the business

Middle East and Africa QBE

Insurers 'developing more consistent view of systemic cyber risk'

Consistent approach to systemic events needed to help insurers develop their own niches and areas of expertise, CyberCube says

International Specialty
Axa International

Cyber reinsurance buyers consider event covers

As insurers becoming more comfortable with cyber risk they are increasingly thinking about retaining more of their book, Guy Carpenter’s co-head of cyber says

International Reinsurance

Cyber industry steering group launched to grow market

Moody's RMS launches initiative with founding members including Munich Re and Gallagher Re

Cyber Risk Management

Connect Underwriting launches casualty and cyber MGA

Launch of Stability Risk will allow Connect to focus on core business

London Lloyds

Axis Re targets marine and cyber expansion

Reinsurance arm of Axis Capital to increase marine line sizes and plans ‘meaningful’ cyber growth

North America Reinsurance

Perils launches US cyber losses index

Loss aggregator has partnered with CyberAcuView to report on cyber events affecting multiple insurers that exceed a $500m industry loss

United States Specialty
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