Corvus Insights

Three Practical Takeaways from the FireEye Hack

Three Practical Takeaways from the FireEye Hack

What cyber insurance brokers and policyholders should (and shouldn't) take away from this week's biggest cybersecurity story.

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Corvus Insurance Appoints Cybersecurity Industry Veteran Nate Smolenski as Chief Information Security Officer

Corvus Insurance Appoints Cybersecurity Industry Veteran Nate Smolenski as Chief Information Security Officer

Key hire comes as companies face increasing cyber risks amid the COVID-19 pandemic and continued remote operations

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Assessing The Assessment: Cyber Risk Scoring in the Ransomware Era

Assessing The Assessment: Cyber Risk Scoring in the Ransomware Era

Corvus's cybersecurity score was built more than two years ago. Has time, and the rise of ransomware, affected its accuracy?

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How to be a Great Broker in a Hard Market

How to be a Great Broker in a Hard Market

A hard market is an infrequent occurrence, but can have a massive impact on your performance as a Cyber broker. Many brokers have little experience with a hard market.

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Cyber Coverage Explained: Social Engineering and Cyber Crime Coverage

Cyber Coverage Explained: Social Engineering and Cyber Crime Coverage

Recently I explained how social engineering attacks can disrupt businesses in a video that covers several common first-party insuring agreements. In this article I'm going to dig in deeper on Social Engineering ...

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RDP Deep Dive: What brokers need to know about the #1 ransomware attack vector

RDP Deep Dive: What brokers need to know about the #1 ransomware attack vector

Lauren Winchester, VP of Smart Breach Response and Elizabeth Cookson, Director of Incident Response at Coveware, a leading ransomware incident response firm, discuss securing the most common ransomware attack vector - ...

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Microsoft Exchange: Where We are Now

Exchange Server Catch-up: What’s happened, where we are now, and why your clients must be vigilant

It’s been three weeks since the bat signal was lit at Microsoft HQ. The zero-day exploit in Microsoft’s on-premise Exchange Server software counts as one of the most widespread vulnerabilities of its kind in the last few years, with the number of systems unprotected when the patches were initially released estimated to be nearly 200,000.

Since then there’s been a flurry of activity from several key actors: Microsoft itself, U.S. CISA, various security and cyber insurance firms, and, unfortunately, from cybercriminals taking advantage of vulnerable systems, too.

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In the Binoculars: Stephen Tarleton, CMO

We’re taking the opportunity to dive in deeper with our Chief Marketing Officer here at Corvus, Stephen Tarleton. With experience leading marketing teams at technology companies — including Dell, AT&T and various start-ups — he’s excited to amplify Corvus’s presence as the top provider of Smart Commercial Insurance products.

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