Global Ransomware Cyber Attack

A global cyber-attack leveraging hacking tools has infected systems in nearly 100 countries. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers is demanding payments of US$300 to US$600 to restore access.  It is believed there are 57,000 infections worldwide. The ransomware is a new variant of “WannaCry” that has the ability to automatically spread across large…

Cyber-Incident Response: Staying Out of the Headlines

By Paul Handy, Global Head of Cyber for Crawford Global Technical Services™. Understanding the complexities of managing a cyber-incident is an increasingly common responsibility for corporate risk managers. As a result, my colleagues and I involved with Crawford & Company®’s Cyber Incident Response Solution have been equally busy, helping corporates as they consider the benefits of…

#BIBA2016 Daily: Brokers Should Reassure SMEs That Cyber Policies Will Step into the Breach

By Douglas Mower; Innovation and Business Transformation Director; Crawford & Commpany. IT IS LIKELY that an increasing number of conversations between brokers and their subject matter expert (SME) clients at renewal revolve around the ‘should we, shouldn’t we?’ question of cyber risk and insurance. Businesses, particularly at the smaller end of the spectrum, have little guidance…

Crawford® Netherlands: Proven Progressive Claims Leader

Home to some of Crawford & Company®’s most highly qualified teams, the Netherlands is a testing ground for many of our latest technical solutions. Claims World caught up with Rianne Baumann, director of Liability and CAR for Crawford® Netherlands to discuss everything from fine art and fraud, to cyber risk and why the Dutch are…