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September 2017

Insuring the uninsurable: Is cyber insurance worth its salt?

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This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series discusses the risks and benefits of cyber insurance and outlines steps businesses can take to make better informed risk mitigation decisions

Table Of Contents

  • Cyber insurance is one of the fastest growing areas of risk cover in the insurance industry as businesses increasingly turn to specialist insurance in an attempt to cover a portion of their enterprise risk.
  • Cyber risk is notoriously difficult to quantify and businesses face an arduous choice in deciding which risks to manage themselves and which risks to transfer to the insurance market.
  • This article dips a toe into this emerging risk area and outlines some steps businesses can take to make better informed risk mitigation decisions.