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Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions In The News


09/16/2020 - Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions Partners with Leading Cybersecurity Technology Firm, CrowdStrike
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04/06/2020 - Cyber Perspectives on Coronavirus - Gail Arkin
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01/02/2020 - SME boards “cannot pay lip service to cyber risk anymore”
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12/02/2019 - Risk Strategies Launches Cyber Resolute, Transforms Traditional Cyber Liability Risk Management
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08/08/2019 - The Persistence of Cyber Myths by Rich Sheridan
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01/29/2019 - A Matter of Interpretation - Cover Article for The CLM Magazine by Rich Sheridan, Chief Claims Officer
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01/08/2018 - Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions Teams with Clarium Managed Services to Combat the National Cyber Crisis
MORRISTOWN, N.J.--()--Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, a Berkley Company, today announced that it has expanded its loss prevention offering to incorporate Clarium cybersecurity services, which will also provide Palo Alto Networks Traps™ advanced endpoint protection to customers. Through this unique collaboration with Clarium, Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions is making enterprise-grade products and services available to every customer seeking a solution to detect and prevent harmful intrusions into its networks and devices. ... read more
08/28/2017 - Feasting on Cyber Data
Rich Sheridan, our Chief Claims Officer, has a featured article on TheCLM.org. ... read more
06/14/2017 - 2017 Advisen Cyber Risk Awards Ceremony
The Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions team attends the 2017 Advisen Cyber Risk Awards ceremony. Nominated for the Best Newcomer of the Year award. 

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06/05/2017 - Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions is a proud sponsor and conference Co-chair of the 2017 NETDILIGENCE® CYBER LIABILITY CONFERENCE – PHILADELPHIA
The Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions Team was proud to support the 2017 NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Forum in Philadelphia. ... read more
05/30/2017 - Cyber Security Takes Center Stage
"Today boardrooms are discussing cyber exposures with greater in depth knowledge, risk managers are insuring against cyber perils" 
At first the situation didn't seem like a big deal until the client called. I remember it like it was yesterday. I just arrived home from work as a cyber insurance underwriter and was settling into my other role as a mom of two high energy boys who were patiently (impatiently) waiting to finish dinner so they could have the rest of the night to wreak havoc on the neighborhood kids in a competitve game of soccer shootouts.  The first call was a colleague who confessed to passing along my mobile number to a client "but", he said, "there was a situation involving a possible security breach and they don't know who to call." ... read more
05/30/2017 - Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions Welcomes our New Interns
BCRS welcomes the newest members to our growing team, Jack Vispoli and Matthew Lavalette who supported us our the NetDiligence conference. ... read more
01/18/2017 - Cyber (in)security: Can insurance solutions keep pace with threats (Property Casualty 360)
During Thanksgiving weekend 2016, workers at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) received a rude awakening about just how powerfully cybercrime can affect the “real” world.

Yet no matter the industry they’re in, businesses across the board must first acknowledge that no system is 100 percent secure, says Tracey Vispoli, president, Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, a W.R. Berkley Company: “Everyone should assume at some point that their data will be viewed by an unauthorized person or group of persons with the intent to disrupt, destroy or hack that information for their own gain or purposes. It's that simple. We are vulnerable. Period.”

Cyber perils impact all insurance products

Insureds, Vispoli says, are concerned with what she calls the “Swiss cheese” conundrum: “They buy all kinds of insurance to help provide financial protection. But cyber perils impact all insurance products. It's like Swiss cheese, to determine where coverage exists and doesn't. Some coverage forms may include data breach exclusions or even stay silent on certain exposures, while others offer some affirmative coverage, but are not designed to cover all losses stemming from one or multiple breaches.”

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11/17/2016 - W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions
W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) today announced the formation of Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, a W. R. Berkley Company®, to focus on insurance and risk management products that respond to the changing cyber security vulnerabilities of organizations around the world. ... read more