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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.


Viewpoint: Cyber risk models must evolve with the changing threat

Cyber risk models must be sufficiently flexible to accommodate new scenarios based on risk trends and changing insurance policy terms and conditions

Cyber International

Legal Focus: Turkish law’s lack of definitions is a challenge for cyber insurers

There are a number of legislative challenges facing the cyber insurance market in Turkey

Legal focus Cyber

Focus: The market must adopt a risk-based approach to cyber

A market disruption similar to that caused by Hurricane Andrew is inevitable if insurers continue to manage their cyber exposures as they do at present

Focus Technology

Speare-Cole: 'Machine learning will transform specialty lines underwriting'

With the recent launch of its US-based subsidiary, QOMPLX is now looking to provide cyber cover to large corporations, the president of the technology company's insurance division, says

International Specialty

Viewpoint: The market must be united in its response to cyber ransoms

The cost of remediating ransom incidents is rapidly rising

Cyber International

Legal Focus: Navigating the cyber risk challenge from Covid-19

Pandemic is a unique opportunity for the market to deliver cover for a post-coronavirus world

Cyber Coronavirus

Insurers face evolving cyber crime threat in post-pandemic world

Coronavirus cyber crime fears may be misplaced, but there are plenty of other things to worry about

Cyber Risk Management

ID Comment: Paying ransomware should be illegal

It only encourages the growth of the ransomware industry

International Cyber