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Fitch: Demand For Cyber Insurance To Increase

Fitch: Demand For Cyber Insurance To Increase

The slew of recent ransomware attacks in over 150 countries reveals the widening scope of corporations’ cyber risk exposures, which is likely to increase demand for related insurance protection, Fitch Ratings says. “Insurers are in a unique position to assist customers in addressing the cyber threat. However, a cautious approach to adding cyber... Read more of this article

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Following Friday’s large scale cyber-attack which infected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, the Ministry of National Security is “encouraging public vigilance”. The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said that the incident is “significant and serious enough” to warrant the oversight of the Emergency Measures... Read more of this article

CCS Group To Host Cyber Security Summit

CCS Group To Host Cyber Security Summit

CCS Group, a Bermuda-based Systems Integrator and Information Technology specialist, will host a Cyber Security Summit on May 4th from 8:30am to 4pm at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. The Summit will address the Cyber Security Eco-System from endpoint to mobile to cloud and how today’s most innovative technologies protect modern enterprises... Read more of this article

Card To Speak On Cyber Risks & Security Panel

Card To Speak On Cyber Risks & Security Panel

Local lawyer, Duncan Card, Managing Principal of Bennett Jones [Bermuda] Ltd., will speak on a panel on cyber risks and security at the 20th Annual Conference of the Association of Trade & Forfaiting in the Americas [ATFA]. Also participating on that panel will be: Noel Pearman, Senior Vice President and Cyber Product Lead, XL Catlin; and, Giles... Read more of this article

“Privacy, Cybersecurity And Your Business”

“Privacy, Cybersecurity And Your Business”

Inspire eBusiness will be hosting their sixth and last free seminar in the 2016/17 series — entitled “Privacy, Cybersecurity and Your Business” — on March 22 at 2.30pm at HSBC Harbourview Front Street. A spokesperson said, “Inspire eBusiness has held a series of free seminars for existing and new entrepreneurs interested in... Read more of this article

Ministry: Vigilant About Cyber Security Attacks

Ministry: Vigilant About Cyber Security Attacks

In the wake of recent cyber security concerns in the United States and as a follow up to recent Bermuda Police Service [BPS] updates about fraudulent email scams, the Ministry of National Security is reminding the public to be vigilant about the latest cyber security attacks. A spokesperson said, “In this case, “Whaling” or “Spear Phishing”,... Read more of this article

Gateway Systems Partners To Expand Offerings

Gateway Systems Partners To Expand Offerings

Gateway Systems Limited is has announced that it has partnered with FireEye and Mandiant to expand their portfolio of product and services to “combat the ever expanding threat of cyber crime.” A spokesperson said, “FireEye [FEYE] is a leader in cyber security, protecting organizations from advanced malware, zero-day exploits, APTs,... Read more of this article

Oyster Consulting Hosts Regulatory Seminar

Oyster Consulting Hosts Regulatory Seminar

Oyster Consulting [Bermuda] Ltd hosted its inaugural Regulatory Compliance Seminar on July 26, with panelists discussing changes to Bermuda’s anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing requirements, cybersecurity, and conducting investment advisory business in the United States. Oyster Consulting [Bermuda] Consultant Henry Komansky said, “Over... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Cybersecurity Is A National Priority’

Minister: ‘Cybersecurity Is A National Priority’

Today [June 3] in the House of Assembly, Economic Development Minister Dr Grant Gibbons discussed efforts to address cybersecurity, saying that he met with leaders from both the public and private sectors as “acknowledging the multitude of cybersecurity risks and preparing to face them is a national priority.” Minister Gibbons said, “Individuals,... Read more of this article

Cyber Security Workshop To Be Held On April 20

Cyber Security Workshop To Be Held On April 20

A free cyber security workshop will be held on April 20 at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, with the public invited to “dive into a cyber incident scenario and work through responding to such an incident.” The workshop will get underway at 5.30pm, with spaces for the event limited. The session facilitators will include Megan Brister,... Read more of this article

Social Engineering & Tech Disruption Seminars

Social Engineering & Tech Disruption Seminars

The Bermuda Insurance Institute [BII] announced it will be hosting two seminars with overseas facilitators who they said are “leading experts in their respective fields of cyber risk and Solvency II.” The ‘Cyber Risk’ seminar taking place on Wednesday 23 March will explore Social Engineering and Transformative Technological Disruption... Read more of this article

FMG Offer RMail Secure Messaging To Clients

FMG Offer RMail Secure Messaging To Clients

Freisenbruch-Meyer Group [FMG] announced that it is the first Bermuda insurer to offer RMail® secure messaging services to its clients. “FMG uses RMail services and its Registered EmailTM feature to send electronic messages with certified proof of e-delivery and encryption to ensure data privacy. RMail is built on RPost’s patented technology... Read more of this article

Cyber Risk: Bermuda Captive Insurance Solution

Cyber Risk: Bermuda Captive Insurance Solution

The rising threat of cyber risk to global corporations and ways to mitigate dangers such as data breaches via a Bermuda captive insurance company are the focus of an upcoming webinar hosted by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The hour-long free webcast, “Cyber risk: the Bermuda captive insurance solution” is slated for noon Bermuda/Atlantic... Read more of this article