CyberCube | March 01, 2022
CyberCube, a leading provider of software as a service (SaaS) insurance core systems, said today that it has teamed with Duck Creek Technologies (Nasdaq: DCT) to streamline the underwriting of cyber insurance policies.
CyberCube's Risk Scoring Analytics application programming interface (API) will be integrated into Duck Creek Policy, the award-winning underwriting platform, as part of the agreement. This means that CyberCube will automatically scan and score hazards entered into Duck Creek Policy. As a result, the product streamlines the underwriting process, increases efficiency, and improves the capacity to uncover cyber vulnerabilities by automating the flagging and referring of risks that require assessment.
Head of Client Account Management and Technology Services of CyberCube, Ross Wirth, said: “This new partnership with Duck Creek will bring tangible benefits to the users of Duck Creek’s policy underwriting platform. Prior to the integration, underwriters were making decisions without access to key cyber metrics. They may have missed key flags and would have had to rely solely on external research during the underwriting process. Now, that’s changing. CyberCube’s risk scoring API will act as an early indicator to assist in the underwriting process. Ultimately, underwriters will gain a more complete view of a client’s cyber exposures and vulnerabilities early in the underwriting process so that they can respond accordingly.”
CyberCube is a global leader in cyber risk analytics for the insurance business. Insurers, reinsurers, and brokers use CyberCube's solutions to better understand their cyber risk exposure and assess clients for underwriting purposes. Risk carriers can also use CyberCube's technologies to test their risk portfolios against simulated systemic cyber catastrophes.
In an era of rapid, customer-centric innovation and expansion, Duck Creek Policy enables P&C carriers to create insurance products at scale. With automation and workflow management tools, an integrated development environment for insurance products, and pre-built content, the Policy product supports the entire insurance policy lifecycle process. As a result, carriers can get to market faster, increase operational efficiencies, and improve customer happiness by using low-code tools offered via a software-as-a-service (SaaS) paradigm.
“Data-enhanced underwriting is a modern risk-selection requirement to effectively and appropriately analyze cybersecurity risks, With CyberCube, we are bringing better business and underwriting intelligence into Duck Creek Policy, ensuring carriers who underwrite cyber risk have a centralized source of actionable data.”
Robert Fletcher, Head of Global Solution Partnerships of Duck Creek Technologies
cyber attack, Network security, Mobile security, Computer security, Cyber warfare, Denial of service, Application security | November 11, 2020
Create, a web based learning stage that gives on-request courses to IT and business experts, has extended its library of profession centered substance with another Cybersecurity Academy.
The Cybersecurity Academy adds to Develop's developing portfolio, which incorporates a Foundation Subscription, furnishing students with basic information over a wide scope of subjects, and Data Academy, which gives broad Data Science aptitudes and activities. Together, these memberships give experts a full scope of choices to fabricate future-fit aptitudes and discover their track to proficient development.
The Cybersecurity courses are proposed for IT/Cybersecurity experts with 2+ long stretches of involvement and incorporates more than 40 hours of master drove online courses. Furthermore endorsers will profit by full admittance to a live practice lab climate alongside fulfillment declarations to archive their advancement, at a yearly membership cost of $399.99.
At dispatch the Cybersecurity Academy incorporates:
Security Policies with SELinux
Secret key Policies
Catalog and File Permissions
Design SAMBA and NFS
As of late, the 2020 Skills and Salary Report created by Develop's accomplice Global Knowledge, mutual that network protection and distributed computing affirmations are related with the most noteworthy IT pay rates the world over.
Why Linux Is Important To Cybersecurity
Linux is the working framework utilized on most organization gadgets and security machines, including switches, firewalls, cutting edge firewall gadgets, bound together danger the executives passages, virtual private organization concentrators, interruption recognition frameworks, interruption insurance frameworks, security data and function the board apparatuses, remote passageway gadgets, and that's just the beginning.
"The purpose of our Cybersecurity Academy is to enable professionals to gain practical knowledge in a hybrid training environment, first through the delivery of online course content, then reinforced with skill building, hands on training in a live environment," said Develop Head of Content, John McKeever. "Users will be trained on how to accurately configure a Linux OS and create a hardened secure environment for end users that need varying levels of access."
Future augmentations to the Cybersecurity Academy will zero in on the Windows Domain and furthermore teach endorsers on entrance testing.
Develop is an online learning platform that enables business and technology professionals to get ahead in our tech-driven world. By providing future-focused courses and knowledge checks, Develop's subscription service empowers members to take control of their careers on their terms.
AdvIntel | October 01, 2021
AdvIntel, a leading cybersecurity threat prevention and loss avoidance company with a unique and unparalleled ability to detect and disrupt ransomware and KPMG LLP, the global audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced an alliance around AdvIntel's "Andariel" Threat Prevention & Loss Avoidance Platform.
The profile of ransomware victims has moved upmarket over the past year as the adversaries have enhanced their capabilities faster than cyber defenses at an alarming trend.
The state of the current cyber security market is full of uncertainties. The current breach response is traditionally reactive, leading to a breach after a breach. Now, with the unique alliance, we are effectively reversing the traditional breach paradigm with the vision to disrupt breaches before they turn into ransomware. Our goal is to bring the world closer to a ransomware-free future via the proactive and preventative breach response.
According to AdvIntel CEO, Vitali Kremez
Andariel' s ability to track botnet initial compromises enables AdvIntel' s customers to take action before data and personally identifiable information is leaked, which could prevent regulatory, reputational, and legal losses related to data breach legal liability.
Ed Goings, KPMG National Lead for Cyber Response Services stated "Intelligence of this level is a complete game changer. Many companies state they provide threat intelligence, but this is the first time I have seen actionable intelligence that can be used to potentially identify corporate ransomware attacks before they happen."
Moreover, some of the tracked botnets have a unique relationship with some of the monitored ransomware families. Therefore, by timely identifying botnet activity in their systems, AdvIntel's clients can identify and potentially avert tremendous losses from ransomware attacks.
Incident response case support through Andariel enables a corporate cyber investigation team by providing immediate information on the "patient zero", the way cyber infection spreads through the system, as well as the vulnerabilities which lead to the compromise. Andariel aims to significantly decrease the time and resources spent on investigations, as well as to decrease the insurance claims and coverage of the remediation effort.
AdvIntel and KPMG will jointly go to market to combat cyber incidents, by providing early-warning alerting, applied threat detection, and long-term strategic threat intelligence. AdvIntel and KPMG are already working jointly with several cyber insurance providers around the threat prevention and loss avoidance needs of their customer base.
AdvIntel is the world's first and only cybercrime and adversarial disruption firm which leverages Andariel, a next-generation threat prevention and loss avoidance platform which has visibility beyond a company's own internal network. Andariel sheds light on the botnet and breach ecosystem in order to spot threats and compromises preemptively and proactively. Whether prolific botnets, ransomware syndicates, cyber extortionists, carders, advanced persistent threat groups, or crimeware operators, Andariel ensures ultimate visibility into these threats before they actualize and do harm.
About KPMG LLP
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