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Microsoft Exchange: Where We are Now

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 ...

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Cyber Hygiene for Public Utilities – Why Take Action Now, and How

Cyber Hygiene for Public Utilities – Why Take Action Now, and How

A hacked power grid turning the lights out for millions, a dam being controlled by an adversary — these are the kinds of nightmare situations cybersecurity researchers often talk about in the context of cyber warfare or ...

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(Re) Building a Ransomware Risk Score for the Future

(Re) Building a Ransomware Risk Score for the Future

  As ransomware rose to become the single biggest driver of cyber insurance claims in 2020, we felt that this aspect of cyber risk deserved more detailed reporting for brokers and policyholders. So we got to work. We ...

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Introducing the Ransomware Risk Score

Introducing the Ransomware Risk Score

A ransomware score has always been a part of our Dynamic Loss Prevention report to measure client cyber security. But in 2020, ransomware emerged as the number one driver claims in cyber insurance. As a result, our data ...

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A Final Look Back: Our Most-Read Blogs of 2020

A Final Look Back: Our Most-Read Blogs of 2020

The past year brought new challenges to businesses — and the insurance brokers who advise them about coverage too. Cyber risks soared as the Covid-19 pandemic charged through the U.S. Workforces shifted to remote work, ...

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Reflections on a fully “fledged” mission for a new year

Reflections on a fully “fledged” mission for a new year

The new year is time for reflection -- and for businesses in high-growth mode, those reflections often come in the form of celebrating new employees and customers, gains in revenue, and products launched. And we’ll be ...

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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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