Taking risks is in the DNA of many media and technology firms and insurance should be the enabler that allows them to do this effectively.
The competitive insurance market has triggered low premiums for professional indemnity cover but Terry Pegg, director of sales and marketing at Tokio Marine HCC, argues this does not mean that standards in policies or service levels should be slipping.
Whether through human error or ignorance, companies are exposed to cyber risk through employees and must consider their defences
Ransomware attacks and data breaches have brought cyber insurance to the headlines but is this raising awareness of the product and do customers and brokers now understand its value?
Hiscox has brought together its cyber expertise to form a ‘virtual business unit’.
Just one in ten UK small businesses have cyber insurance, according to a survey.
Insurers are putting increasing capital into technology as a means of getting around the lack of agility in existing business models, a conference heard.
For Insurance Post's first research project of 2018, we're delving into the world of cyber.
Ulrich Schaller, portfolio manager, financial & specialty markets, at QBE Insurance (Europe), explains the specificities of the German D&O market.
The past year has been a stormy one for the insurance market – and not just in terms of weather: the discount rate saga and the insurance premium tax hike helped propel motor premiums to stratospheric highs. Industry figures see clearer skies, however,…
Pool Re will expand its remit to cover material damage and business interruption resulting from cyber terrorism.
Peter Barrett has been appointed chairman of digital broker, Digital Risks, as it plans to expand across the UK and internationally.
This year’s Budget was rewarding for many reasons: a freeze on insurance premium tax, an increase in research funding for driverless cars, and a dig at Jeremy Clarkson.
The claims space in 2018 could see a further rise in the integration of Artificial Intelligence and an increase in cyber risks, according to senior industry heads.
Insurers can help businesses develop a more coherent approach to cyber risks, says Kyle Bryant, cyber risks manager for Europe at Chubb.
New Zealand-based digital disruptor Delta Insurance has partnered with a Lloyd's syndicate to provide cyber, technology and financial lines insurance online in Singapore.
Connected devices can help underwrite and mitigate household risks, but they also open the door to cyber vulnerabilities.
As the mother of a nine-year-old son who is growing up in a digital world where his life might be played out on social media I was shocked to learn that Childline held over 12,000 counselling sessions with children who were concerned about an online…
The leading lights of underwriting gathered last night at Post’s annual Underwriting Service Awards. The winners are below:
Insurers have a role to play against online bullying, explains Alison Colver, national high net worth underwriting manager at Covéa.
LIoyd’s CEO Inga Beale was elected the 121st president of the Chartered Insurance Institute at the body’s annual general meeting in July.
Former Aspen Re head Stefan Long has launched managing general agent Chord Re, which will underwrite on behalf of Neon Syndicate 2468.
80% of EU jurisdictions expect compensation claims for data protection breaches to increase under the General Data Protection Regulation.
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.