Are insurers reacting too defensively to ransomware? – PropertyCasualty360

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There are worrying signs that cyber insurers are in retreat, but they must consider more than just loss ratios when evaluating the market.

Ransomware payouts for U.S. businesses have exploded in the last two years, with large enterprises averaging payouts over $1M per event at the end of Q2 2020. (Photo: Mister x)

The statistics illustrating the explosion of ransomware over the past two years have become all too familiar for anyone with a stake in the insurance industry.

Attacks increased nearly 150% since COVID-19-induced work-from-home commenced and ransomware payouts for U.S. businesses have exploded in the last two years — from under $10K to more than $178K per event at the end of Q2 2020, with large enterprises averaging payouts over $1M. The full list of eye-burning statistics seems endless.

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