Insurance Industry News / 09.01.2017

http://www.insurancebusinessonline.com.au, Jan 9, 2017 by Insurance Business Employees with a poor sense of cyber-security who use unsecured private devices for work are potentially putting their organisation at risk of attack, according to a new study to emerge from the UK, with further training suggested as a possible solution. The report, conducted by WinMagic, surveyed a sample of workers in the UK and found that 42% use private devices for work and accessing email and corporate data. More than half of respondents (52%) admitted to using private accounts (such as Enterprise File Sharing Services) to access or store corporate files. Only a third...

Insurance Industry News / 31.10.2016

http://www.riskmanagementmagazine.com.au/news/one-in-five-small-businesses-looking-to-purchase-cyber-cover-225640.aspx, October 27, 2016, by CRI   One in five small businesses are looking to purchase cyber cover, presenting brokers with an opportunity to help their clients and boost their businesses, a new report has found. Cyber security firm Norton by Symantec released a new report today which revealed that 19% of small businesses in Australia are looking to purchase cyber cover in 2017. Whilst there has been relatively low uptake in the cyber market thus far with 14% of small businesses currently holding a policy, Mark Gorrie, director of Norton Business Unit, Pacific region, Symantec, said that brokers “absolutely” have a place to...