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Cyber exposure, insurance and risk management in summary

Cyber exposure, insurance and risk management in summary

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) has issued the results of their 2015 survey on cyber exposure, purchasing of cyber insurance, and managing cyber risks. Registered users can download the report from here. However, you may want to read this review before troubling to register. The report is good in parts, but thin overall. […]

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Watchdog warns US bank regulators on cyber security skills lag

Watchdog warns US bank regulators on cyber security skills lag

Written by on July 3, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – U.S. banking regulators must hire and train more examiners with technology expertise so they can give more useful cyber security recommendations to small and mid-sized banks, a federal watchdog agency has warned. A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office identified the issue as one of several that banking regulators need to […]

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Finding the best cyber security insurance for your firm

Finding the best cyber security insurance for your firm

Written by on June 29, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – A robust cyber security insurance policy can be tricky to procure, even for the most meticulous wealth management firms. Interest in cyber insurance has surged over the past year following a number of high-profile hackings, including one announced earlier this month involving the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. In response, many industries and […]

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User mistakes the source of most cyber attacks

User mistakes the source of most cyber attacks

Written by on April 14, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – When a cyber security breach hits the news, those most closely involved often have incentive to play up the sophistication of the attack. If hackers are portrayed as well-funded geniuses, victims look less vulnerable, security firms can flog their products and services, and government officials can push for tougher regulation or seek more […]

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EU raps China over new cyber security rules

EU raps China over new cyber security rules

Written by on March 20, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Thursday sharply criticised China’s new cyber security rules, joining a global effort to challenge measures that U.S. and EU companies say could force them out of the Chinese market. Calling them a “tremendous barrier” for foreign companies competing in the information technology sector, the European Commission said the […]

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