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9315119659?profile=RESIZE_400xRecently, ransomware criminals claimed as trophies at least three North American insurance brokerages that offer policies to help others survive the very network-paralyzing, data-pilfering extortion attacks they themselves apparently suffered.

Cybercriminals who hack into corporate and government networks to steal sensitive data for extortion routinely try to learn how much cyber insurance coverage the victims have. Knowing what victims can afford to pay can give them an edge in ransom negotiati

9029753695?profile=RESIZE_400xThe world has entered a new era of cyberattacks.  There have been decades of viruses, breaches, and other forms of attack, last year saw increased hacker sophistication, the propensity to pay in ransomware cases, and a broad swath of geopolitical uncertainty conditions that hackers have found favorable.

The forecast for any organizations seeking or renewing cyber insurance is looking grim.

  • 25% average premium increase.
  • Ransomware/extortion coverage limitations-lower limits and coinsurance.
  • Insu

8769537274?profile=RESIZE_400xOne of the largest insurance firms in the US CNA Financial was reportedly hit by a “sophisticated cybersecurity attack” on 21 March 2021.  The cyber-attack disrupted the company’s employee and customer services for three days as the company shut down “out of an abundance of caution” to prevent further compromise.

Founded in 1967, the Loews Corp subsidiary is among the top 10 cyber insurance companies and the leading 15 casualty and property insurers in the US.  It employs about 5,800 workers and