Rising need for high security in case of online transactions, social media, and applications are increasing the security needs of the companies at a rapid rate. Cyber-attacks can cause severe financial and other losses to an organization or an individual. Cyber insurance policy/cyber liability insurance/cyber risk insurance allows an organization’s liability for any kind of sensitive data breach, cyber extortion, and network interruption. As per a new report by IndustryARC, the global cyber insurance market size stood at $5.258 billion as of 2018. Furthermore, the demand is anticipated to rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.18% in the forecast period 2019-2025.

The report is titled as “Cyber Insurance Market: By Type (Cyber Security, Cyber Liability, Technology Errors, and Omissions, others); By Industry Vertical (Healthcare, Retail, BFSI, IT and services, others) & Geography – Forecast (2019 - 2025).” It consolidates an in-depth assessment of the competitive landscape, product segments, product market sizing, product benchmarking, market trends, financial analysis, and strategic analysis of the market.

Cyber Insurance Market: Leading Segments

Initially, cyber insurance market demand was seen in media, telecom, technology, and professional services. However, now the growth is evident across all major industries. In 2018, health care, education, and gaming organizations were the major cyber insurance buyers.1 According to the IndustryARC report, the health care industry is the leading buyer of cyber risk insurance. Thus the demand for cyber insurance in the segment of health care is projected to grow at a CAGR of 29.75% during the aforesaid forecast period.

Based on Global Security Index (GSI) of Global Security Agenda (GSA), conducted by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), countries such as Singapore, United States, Malaysia, and Oman are ranked as the best ones that are prepared for cyber-attacks. North America is identified as one of the major target for cyber-crime, which accounted with a regional share of 34.48% in the global cyber insurance market as of 2018. The United States is expected to experience a huge amount of cyber-attacks in the near future, owing to the fact that it resides a large pool of computer system-dependent enterprises. By 2023, Cybercriminals are expected to steal 33 billion records. More than half of the data breach is estimated in the United States.3

Cyber Risk Insurance Market: Disruptive Trends

  •     Businesses understand that insurance is the key to deal with risk management. Thus, increasing risk awareness is diverting more organizations to focus on their business interruption risk factors, along with data breach.
  • ·    Embracing digital technology is one of the key components of any emerging business. Business interruption (BI) is the most terrifying scenario for businesses. Cyber incidents top the list of BI, which also causes an economic loss for the organizations. Therefore, cyber insurance providers are keen to focus on BI services.
  • ·    Cyber insurance premiums are expected to increase more than double in the next few years. Personal cyber cover market, still in its infancy, is estimated to rise in the future. People expect cyber insurance as an add-on to other types of insurance rather than a core product.
  • ·    As cloud, IoT, AI technologies are growing, cybercriminals are using these advanced technologies to expand remote access attacks, home automation vulnerabilities, cybersecurity evasion, social engineering, phishing effectively. AI enabled phishing tops the list in the upcoming years as it is cheap and easy to work.
  • ·    Recent cyber-attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment, Yahoo, HBO, and Uber alarmed the organizations about the importance of cybersecurity. Majority of SMEs in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia lack the value education of cyber insurance.2 Governments of different countries are taking up measures to enhance knowledge and importance of cyber insurance.

 Cyber Liability Insurance Market: Competitive Landscape

Currently, American International Group, Inc, Berkshire Hathaway, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Munich Re Group, The Chubb Corporation, Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd, XL Group Ltd, Lloyds, Lockton Companies, Inc and AON PLC are the major shareholders of the Cyber Insurance market.

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A.    Cyber Security Market


B.    Cyber Security Market in Fintech


C.    Internet Security Market


What can you expect from the report?

The Cyber Insurance market is prepared with the main agenda to cover the following 20 points:

1. Market Size by Product Categories & Application           11. Demand Analysis (Revenue & Volume)

2. Market trends & Relevant Market Data                            12. Country level Analysis

3. Manufacturer Landscape                                                   13. Competitor Analysis

4. Distributor Landscape                                                       14. Market Shares Analysis

5. Pricing Analysis                                                                 15. Value Chain Analysis

6. Top 10 End user Analysis                                                  16. Supply Chain Analysis

7. Product Benchmarking                                                      17. Strategic Analysis

8. Product Developments                                                       18. Current & Future Market Landscape Analysis

9. Mergers & Acquisition Analysis                                         19. Opportunity Analysis

10. Patent Analysis                                                                  20. Revenue and Volume Analysis

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[1]. https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2019/04/17/524035.htm

[2] https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2019/02/15/518014.htm

[3]. https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-emerging-threats-10-facts-about-todays-cybersecurity-landscape-that-you-should-know.html