Category: Cyber


Cybersecurity Best Practices for an e-Commerce Website
October 6, 2021

Cybersecurity Best Practices for an e-Commerce Website

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for an e-Commerce Website Recent decades have seen tremendous growth in online activities, including online shopping, thanks to the evolution of technology and e-commerce platforms. This growth was only accelerated by COVID-19 – the pandemic led many businesses, in an effort to stay connected with customers, to shift from traditional in-person communication…

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Shareholder Protection
August 28, 2021

Shareholder Protection

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Shareholder Protection Keep your business functioning if the worst happens     One of the most serious events a business can suffer is the loss of a shareholder. Most businesses depend on their shareholders for leadership and direction – and the equity they provide.     On the death of any shareholder, the Articles of Association or…

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Summer Newsletter 2021
August 13, 2021

Summer Newsletter 2021

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Welcome to our summer newsletter 2021!   The Insurance Market   While the rollout of a Covid-19 vaccine and the slow return to normality in 2021 has buoyed society & the market, there will still be challenges as the economy recovers from the deepest recession in modern history.     In the insurance sector, many…

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The changing regulatory landscape in the  UK and emerging risks
August 5, 2021

The changing regulatory landscape in the UK and emerging risks

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The changing regulatory landscape in the UK and emerging risks Historically, D&O risks were weighted towards securities litigation in North America, with many other territories experiencing a benign claim environment. This has changed in recent years. According to Chubb’s own data, the average large loss cost for D&O policies in the UK has tripled and…

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size
July 29, 2021

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes Covid-19 is bringing, we have seen a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working), and many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices. In the past year, 20% of charities…

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Cyber Threats to the transport industry
July 22, 2021

Cyber Threats to the transport industry

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Cyber threats and how they are being seen by the transport industry   In the UK, according to the Government’s most recent Cyber Security Breaches Survey (June 2020) the extent of cyber security threats has widened and become more frequent with almost half of businesses reporting cyber security breaches or attacks in the previous 12 months…

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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape
March 5, 2021

Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape

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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape   With cyber criminals becoming more sophisticated by the day, business must act now to shore up their defenses.   As recently as five years ago, cyber risk was widely perceived as a technological challenge. Protected by firewalls and virus protection software – not to mention the company IT…

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What is phishing and how dangerous can it be to you
November 25, 2020

What is phishing and how dangerous can it be to you

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In today’s digital world, cybercrime has become a powerful tool for criminals looking to steal data and extort money. The most dangerous of all the cyber attacks is phishing.   Phishing at a glance: Phishing is a type of social engineering attack often used to steal user data, including logon credentials and credit card numbers.…

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5 Cyber Risks Facing the Logistics Industry
November 24, 2020

5 Cyber Risks Facing the Logistics Industry

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Cyber risks that face the logistics industry   Threats targeting the transportation and logistics sector can come from many sources: criminals, terrorist groups, hacktivists, disgruntled or former employees, nation sales, competitors, traditional network operation mistakes, and many more. However, there is cover to help with many of these threats included within a Cyber insurance policy.…

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Cyber claims
November 18, 2020

Cyber claims

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Cyber Insurance   Why some claims are not paid? The cyber insurance market has grown significantly in recent years. This is a trend which has continued through 2020, with new buyers coming into the market and existing buyers looking at expanded programmes. Whilst the overall awareness and knowledge of cyber insurance has improved, there is a lack…

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