Cyber Risk Insurance

If your company has a computer system – whether it’s for trading purposes, using the internet, for sending and receiving emails or for storing data, Data and Cyber Risk Insurance must be considered as essential.

With the headlines full of news about cyber attacks, how do you know if your company is at risk – and how can Cyber Risk Insurance help?

What Does Cyber Risk Insurance Cover?

Cyber incident response costs
Including IT forensics, legal, breach notification and crisis communications.

Including social engineering, theft of personal funds, cyber extortion, ransomware, attacks and unauthorised use of computer resources.

System damage and business interruption
Including full data re-creation, income loss and extra expense, additional extra expense, consequential reputation harm and hardware repair and replacement.

Network security and privacy liability
Including management liability arising from a cyber event and regulator fines and penalties.

Media liability
Including defamation and intellectual property rights infringement

Today’s businesses rely on the internet for services such as online marketing, administrative functions, inventory management, credit card processing, and distribution controls. Any intrusion that disrupts delivery of these services can lead to brand and reputation damage, regulatory scrutiny, stakeholder dissatisfaction, and financial losses.

A data breach could cripple your business, costing you thousands or millions of pounds in lost sales, damages or sanctions.

Cyber Liability provides cover against damage from cyber-attacks, data breaches and other basic risks resulting from electronic communications and data storage.

Data and Cyber Risk Questions

Modern life means even the least technologically savvy firms need protection. Everything from your smartphone to email account are areas that a hacker would love to get access to. Larger businesses often have internal IT departments and some even dedicated Cyber Security teams.

This means cybercriminals are fast turning to smaller businesses for an easier target. Without the right cover, in the event of a breach you could be on your own to pick up the pieces. With our Cyber Risk Insurance solutions, we offer a range of assistance beyond the insurance cover itself, including access to expert training and cyber risk reports from industry professionals.

Cyber Risk Management Service – a free assessment of the threat to your business

Cyber crime is the biggest threat to any business. In 2019, 46% of UK business reported some form of cyberattack with one third of them experiencing cyber incidents at least once a week in 2020. The total cost of cybersecurity breaches and attacks to UK SMEs between 2018-19 h as reached nearly £30 billion.

Cyber risk prevention is key. We offer a complimentary, no-obligation cyber risk assessment. This report will provide you with an understanding of where the threats to your business using a simple traffic light system and identify any action that needs to be taken to stop potential cyber risks turning into a real attack.

To request your report – or to find out more, simply get in touch.

FOCUS can offer the full range of Cyber Insurance and Data Risk solutions, including:

  • Cyber and data risk insurance arrangements
  • Clear, accessible compliance solutions
  • Access to expert advice and training
  • Cyber threat risk reports

If there is anything we can help you with in the world of cyber risk please do not hesitate to contact us.