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  • A patient has died after ransomware hackers hit a German hospital

    The world has perhaps recorded its first human fatality linked directly to a cyberattack. For the first time ever, a patient's death has been linked directly to a cyberattack. According to a news article published in the current issue of MIT Technology Review, police have launched a "negligent homicide" investigation after ransomware disrupted emergency care at Düsseldorf University Hospital in Germany on 9 September 2020.

    Asia Risk | 23 Sep 2020
  • Telehealth's biggest healthcare threat

    SecurityScorecard, the global leader in security ratings, and DarkOwl LLC, a leading dark web research company, in a new joint report "Listening to Patient Data Security: Healthcare Industry and Telehealth Cybersecurity Risks Report", have said that while COVID-19 has proven the healthcare industry's overall resilience, it has also increased its cybersecurity risk with new and emerging threats.

    Asia Risk | 23 Sep 2020
  • Middle-market cyberattacks rise during the pandemic

    Specialist insurer Beazley has reported that middle market organisations have been especially hard hit by online social engineering attacks during the pandemic.

    Asia | 18 Sep 2020
  • Year 2020, the most profitable year for hackers

    The latest threat landscape report for the second quarter of 2020 by Subex, a pioneer in the space of digital trust, highlights the dynamic nature of the threat landscape with the addition of new actors, malware, tactics, and avenues for the sale of stolen data.

    Asia Risk | 16 Sep 2020
  • Human Cyber Risk - The First Line of Defense

    A new cyber risk report 'Human Cyber Risk - The First Line of Defense' from AIG explores in depth the cyber 'human factor' and concludes it is time to take a new approach to addressing the human side of cyber risk, by identifying and addressing the underlying root-cause: human behaviour.

    Asia Risk | 16 Sep 2020
  • Willis Towers Watson partners with University of Oxford on cyber research

    Willis Towers Watson has announced a partnership with the University of Oxford to conduct research into the cost of equity arising from severe cyber breaches.

    Asia Risk | 16 Sep 2020
  • The changing nature of risk

    The (re)insurance industry is navigating one of the most significant periods of change in recent times which is altering perceptions of risk across the sector. The impact of COVID-19, the first globally systemic insurance loss, has put pressure on a marketplace already addressing challenges on multiple fronts. During this period of transformational change, reinsurance continues to be a highly effective tool to enable insurers to respond, according to a panel of speakers at the media briefing 'The changing nature of risk' hosted by Guy Carpenter.

    AIRPlus | 15 Sep 2020
  • One third of cyberattacks on organisations in 2019 leveraged legitimate tools

    The new Incident Response Analytics Report by global cyber security firm Kaspersky has found that hackers leverage legitimate tools to gain access in almost 30% of cyber-attacks investigated by it.

    Asia Risk | 26 Aug 2020
  • Digital lifestyles of 72% of "always-on" Singaporeans are vulnerable to hackers

    Singapore leads the world in terms of internet inclusivity, and along with the government doubling down on outreach efforts to equip every individual with digital tools and skills, it is little surprise a survey commissioned by global cybersecurity company Kaspersky has found that almost all Singaporean households have a mobile phone (97%) and a computer (92%), while just over three quarters have a tablet or Smart TV (both 77%).

    Asia Risk | 19 Aug 2020
  • Number of claims on cyber insurance policies rising steeply

    The number of cyber insurance claims is growing faster than the number of cyber insurance policies across Europe and increasingly digitalised organisations remain vulnerable to malicious cyber-attacks.

    Asia Risk | 19 Aug 2020

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