Beazley, the pioneer in breach response insurance, announced today the addition of PwC to the panel of specialist service providers available to Beazley Breach Response (BBR) policyholders. Beazley's BBR clients now have access to one of the world's largest forensic services providers to investigate suspected data breaches and network intrusions and contain the issue as swiftly as possible.
In March 2013, the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills issued a “Call for Views and Evidence” that built on the commitments made in the 2011 Cyber Security Strategy published by government.
The Call for Evidence focused on the intention of government to encourage the adoption of industry led standards that can be used by organisations to improve the management of cyber risk.
The Cyber Risk Insurance Forum (CRIF) has taken major steps towards its goal of developing a website that will help raise cyber insurance awareness and offer cyber risk guidance for companies considering taking out cyber insurance. CRIF has developed first drafts of the cyber risk matrix, and cyber risk and privacy framework which can be found here.