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Erin Kenneally

Erin Kenneally

As Director of Cyber Risk Analytics for Guidewire Software, Erin Kenneally provides cyber risk strategic thought leadership and domain expertise and also leads data-driven research innovation for novel risk analytics and modeling technology solutions.

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Ransomware: Addressing the Challenge to Cyber Insurance

Cyber insurance was once seen as a bright spot for the commercial insurance industry, with noticeably lower loss ratios and higher profitability compared to other major commercial coverages. However, the honeymoon period may be fading. Loss ratios have been rising, jumping 10 percent in in the past year alone.
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Taming the Uncertainty of Ransomware Risk, Part 3

The previous parts in this series on taming the uncertainty of ransomware risk advanced a playbook approach to reducing conceptual uncertainty of ransomware risk, and revealed the value of risk factors in reducing empirical uncertainty. Here we bookend this series by delving into the cyber insurance implications of these approaches to reducing ransomware risk.
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Taming the Uncertainty of Ransomware Risk, Part 2

The first part in our series on taming the uncertainty of ransomware risk spotlighted a playbook approach to reduce the conceptual uncertainty surrounding ransomware risk. In this sequel, we drill down to offer a risk factor-based approach to help tame the empirical uncertainty surrounding this cyber risk.
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Taming the Uncertainty of Ransomware Risk, Part 1

In this three-part blog series we tame the uncertainty of ransomware risk a la carte. For starters, we summon a playbook approach to reduce the conceptual uncertainty surrounding ransomware risk. We bookend this series by delving into the cyber insurance implications of these approaches to reducing ransomware risk.
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COVID-19 Implications for Cyber Risk

While COVID-19 mitigation efforts justifiably focus on humanitarian concerns, businesses in the financial and insurance industries may not be aware of the associated cyber-risk implications of dealing with the COVID-19.  There is bad news and good news from a cyber risk perspective.
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