The rate of ransomware attacks in South Africa has increased, with 78% of organisations polled in a survey stating that they were hit by ransomware in the past year, according to a report released by the UK IT security company Sophos.
Global specialty (re)insurer Canopius has announced it is the first carrier on the Lloyd's Asia platform to underwrite its digital asset custody product from Singapore, and provide coverage regionally.
Combatting the increased exploitation of software vulnerabilities with a layered 'defence in depth' cyber security strategy is essential to protect organisations according to a new report by specialty insurer Beazley.
Despite the steep increase in pricing, stricter terms and conditions, intensive underwriting scrutiny and other challenges in the cyber insurance market over the past two years - the number of clients buying cyber insurance continued to surge in 2022 according to Marsh US Cyber Purchasing Trends released in May 2023.
A new survey has revealed that in over three fourth of ransomware attacks against surveyed organisations, adversaries succeeded in encrypting data and when organisations paid a ransom to get their data decrypted, they ended up additionally doubling their recovery costs.
Most organisations deploy at least five basic account monitoring and protection controls according to a new cyber resilience report.
Asia Pacific is facing a large and worrying gap in its requirement and availability of cyber security workers in majority of its organisations according to the ISC2 Cyber Security Workforce Study 2022.
The global threat of ransomware remains at peak levels, with half of organisations across all sizes, regions and industries falling victim in 2022 according to the new edition of 2023 Global Ransomware Report released by the cyber security company Fortinet.
Global cyber insurance premiums have continued to grow despite tighter terms and conditions and stricter risk selection according to the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS). This highlights a growing demand and regulatory response.
A major ransomware resurgence is happening in 2023, with the number of victims in March 2023 nearly double that of last April and 1.6 times higher than the peak month in 2022 according to a new report by the third party cyber risk intelligence company Black Kite.