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Viewpoint: Some Insurers are Delaying Payment on Ransomware Claims

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. Cyber criminals continue to exploit lax security measures, which have become more acute in the work-from-home environment, and hack into companies’ systems, encrypt their data, and then demand multimillion-dollar ransoms. Though cyber insurance policies …

An Insurance Insider’s View of Municipal Ransomware Claims

The ransomware attacks on public entities in Texas, Florida, Maryland, Georgia and elsewhere this year have raised questions not only about paying ransoms but also about the role of insurance in helping these targets get back to serving the public. …

NAS Says Ransomware Demands Growing Along with Cyber Claim Costs

Cybercrime claims by policyholders outside the health care sector nearly doubled in 2018, led by financial fraud, often phishing schemes that lead to payments or wire transfers to criminals posing as clients or business partners, NAS Insurance said in a …