With rising cyber-crime highlighting vulnerabilities in digital dependency and the efforts by policymakers to establish frameworks to protect the rights of individuals and business, digital security awareness and resilience is one of the highest priority items on all agendas.Download
Although 3D printing sounds like something out of science fiction, it's increasingly part of our daily lives. Thanks to the exponential growth of this technology, almost anything you might want can be made ready to order. Already we've seen 3D printers create medical devices, cosmetics, toys, even food!Learn more
Flaspöhler surveyed nearly 300 risk professionals and asked them to rank the top commercial insurers on eight factors critical to the success of their risk mitigation efforts.Learn more
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This publication written by Elena Jelmini Cellerini and Christian Lang looks at the consequences of a data breach in Europe
and compares the situations in Europe and the US with regard to the
major features of such an event. It provides a snapshot of where the
discussion stands at the beginning of 2017, about one and a half years
before the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
will come into force. Watching the case law developing, in particular in
the UK which has taken some landmark decisions in this area, is also
an indicator for where Europe seems to be heading. The UK intends to
implement the GDPR in spite of Brexit.
The office, which began operations on 1 March 2017, will function under a Labuan FSA reinsurance license and will focus on servicing large and upper mid-sized Malaysian businesses through broking partners and intermediaries.Learn more
Mr. Atkinson brings extensive commercial insurance experience, accumulated in Hong Kong, Japan, London and Taiwan.Learn more
Cyber threats are evolving rapidly due to the growing digital transformation of society, the widespread use of internet-enabled devices and processes, and the changing profile of hackers. Recent high-profile cyber attacks demonstrate that the extent of associated possible losses is also broadening, increasingly comprising both physical and financial damage relating to data privacy breaches and to companies’ tangible and intangible assets, and also business interruption costs. As a result, the issue of cyber protection is rising up the corporate agenda, at both large and small
Following several high-profile cyber security breaches over recent years, a growing number of corporations perceive cyber as a high risk. Swiss Re therefore expects the demand for cyber insurance to rise. These are the findings of a joint study Swiss Re and the IBM Institute for Business Value conducted this year.Download
This report investigates how cyber risks can best be managed, taking into account the changing nature of the energy industry and energy infrastructure. Drawing on insights from a network of energy industry experts, the report assesses the ways in which vulnerabilities in current and new energy infrastructures are changing. The
report recommends actions that energy decision makers and stakeholders can take – individually and collaboratively – to improve the sector’s response to rising cyber threats, as part of a wider move toward greater resilience.
This publication by the World Energy Council is developed in cooperation with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and Marsh & McLennan Companies. Cyber is the third risk dimension investigated as part of the Financing Resilient Energy Infrastructure initiative (besides extreme weather and energy-food nexus). Drawing on insights from a network of energy industry experts, the report assesses the ways in which vulnerabilities in current and new energy infrastructures are changing. The report recommends actions that energy decision makers and stakeholders can take – individually and collaboratively – to improve the sector’s response to rising cyber threats, as part of a wider move towards resilience.Download
Reinsurance and insurance markets are changing rapidly. Insurers around the world have become increasingly sophisticated in managing their capital and risks. Consolidation, evolving solvency regulation and the spread of enterprise risk management are driving a trend of centralized re/insurance buying by insurance companies and large corporations, tailored to enable growth and steer group-wide
risk appetite across all types of risks.