That is the shocking conclusion from the panel session held at the recent CBI Cyber Security Conference.
The panel session was chaired by Matthew Fell, Policy Director, CBI and included Giles Smith, Deputy Director Cyber Security and Resilence from DCMS and Steven Wares, Head of Cyber Practice, EMEA, Marsh. London, June 2015.
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This article looks at the issues that need bearing in mind when underwriting and we hope it will provide some insight into how cyber insurance risks are underwritten and what good underwriters look for when analysing submissions.
The RISC Authority, with the support of the Cyber Risk and Insurance Forum (CRIF), has produced new guidance on Cyber, IT Risk and Insurance that will help insurers and business.
The guidance entitled ‘S28 Cyber crime: overview and sources of support’ provides information without jargon on the threats being faced by business and looks at the typical impacts seen.
Financial cyber-crimes are becoming such a frequent feature in the media that one might be forgiven for feeling a little "cyber-fatigued."
However, the scale of the thefts from financial institutions, as reported by Kaspersky Labs recently, are arguably unique in their scale and audacity. Kaspersky describes hooded "money mules" waiting at ATMs, controlled remotely to dispense cash at a particular time without the need for a bank card.
Companies of all sizes have recognised the tremendous opportunity the Internet presents for conducting business. But great reward also comes with great risk.
Cyber Risk has now emerged as a high-profile problem; so much so, it has been escalated to third position on the corporate boards risk register.
In the 21st century everyone needs to take cyber risk seriously.