Cyber insurance stories
CYFOR Group announces new CTO & Head of Incident Response
CYFOR Group bolsters its growth plan with the appointments of Andrew Frowen as CTO and William Poole as Head of Incident Response.
AI-driven cyberattacks and defences to create a battle of algorithms in 2024
In 2024, it’s clear that cybersecurity will remain a top priority for organisations and governments worldwide.
Businesses challenged by supply chain cybersecurity threats
97% of UK firms face ongoing supply chain cyber threats, enduring negative impacts in the past year, reveals BlueVoyant.
Australian business increasingly seek cybersecurity services
Cybersecurity firm Tesserent reports a notable rise in demand for services from Australian company directors and boards.
UK government departments show apathy towards cyber insurance
Most UK government departments display a worrying disregard for cyber insurance, ignoring potential financial and data risks.
75% of critical infrastructure sectors faced ransomware attacks, reveals Claroty
Research by cybersecurity firm Claroty reveals 75% of critical infrastructure sectors experienced ransomware attacks in the past year.
2024 set to bring uncertainty when it comes to cybersecurity
Darren Humphries, Acora's CISO, discusses cybersecurity challenges in 2024, spotlighting AI threats and strategies.
Why Whac-A-Mole is not a strategy for defending against ransomware attacks
SMBs should also consider strong personnel practices and awareness to implement a better defensive strategy than Whac-A-Mole.
Majority of Aussie businesses ready to pay cyber ransom, survey shows
73% of Australian businesses have been victims of cyber attacks in the past 5 years, according to a report by McGrathNicol Advisory.
BeyondTrust experts forecast key cybersecurity threats for 2024
BeyondTrust’s cybersecurity experts predict the main global threats for 2024, including advanced AI threats and a rise in subscription-based model risks.
Cyber insurance: What role DevSecOps could soon play
Cyber insurers today expect their customers to take proactive security measures, including identity and access management.
Splunk's 2023 CISO report reveals increasingly disrupted landscape
Disrupted cyber attacks are on the rise according to Splunk's CISO Report, with 90% of orgs hit in the past year and 83% paying ransoms.
Delinea introduces MFA enforcement in its Secret Server offering
Delinea Secret Server introduces MFA enforcement at depth to meet increasingly stringent cyber insurance requirements.
Cyber insurance claims increased in first half of 2023
The frequency and severity of cyber insurance claims both increased for businesses in 1H 2023, a new report finds.
Delinea research reveals emerging cyber insurance gap
Delinea reveals a significant cyber insurance gap is emerging as providers evolve to reduce their exposure while organisations ignore the fine print.
Delinea and Conversational Geek publish a cyber insurance resource
The second edition of the eBook is updated and expanded and includes privileged access management requirements for cyber insurance in 2023.
Cowbell appoints Andrea Collins as Chief Marketing Officer
Cyber insurance provider Cowbell announces appointment of Andrea Collins as first CMO, following continued corporate growth & global expansion.
Somerville partners PSC to help firms take cyber insurance
The partnership will provide organisations with a cyber insurance checklist supporting their requirements for tailored cyber insurance policies.
Espria implores business leaders to review cyber insurance
Espria has issued a warning to all business leaders in the UK that now is the time to review the small print of any corporate insurance contracts.
50% of companies fell victim to ransomware in the last year
Multiple key revelations are found in the report, and they all point to the continued threat of ransomware globally as they remain at peak levels.
BizCover continues to excel with new cyber insurance offering
Cybercrime is targeting small businesses more frequently, with Australian SMEs at high risk. Cyber insurance is now a necessity, says BizCover.
68% of organisations experienced a known cyberattack within the last 12 months
Over two-thirds of organisations have experienced a cyberattack in the past year, with 16% estimating the damage at $50k or more, says Netwrix report.
You’ve dealt with the ransomware, how come it’s back?
The research shows that in 2022, 33% of Australian ransomware victims were hit more than once, highlighting the need for improved cybersecurity measures.
Businesses not confident cyber insurance will cover cyber risk
Cyber security decision makers lack confidence in their cyber insurance, with only 19% sure it will cover their risks in 2023, according to a report by CSI.