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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.


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Legal focus United Kingdom

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Legal focus Cyber

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Viewpoint: Insurance market must address the cryptocurrency challenge

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International Cyber

CyberCube's Millaire: Diversity is critical to cyber risk modelling

To model the complexity of cyber risk requires a deep understanding of both human behaviour and internet technologies, the analytics and modelling firm's chief executive says

International Diversity

The cyber insurance market must learn from the SolarWinds hack

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Cyber Specialty

Focus: Adjusters can help industry to resist ransomware demands

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Focus Cyber