46% of SMEs have had at least 1 cyber attack or breach in the last year


Authored by Aviva

And with the instances of fraud increasing in light of the pandemic, it’s clear criminals will capitalise on any major event to scam those most vulnerable.

We know it can be a challenge to keep one step ahead so we want to keep you informed of the scope of the risk by bringing you a series of cyber webinars, providing you with the knowledge and advice you need to stay safe.

In the first of the series, we were joined by Simon Newman from the Police Digital Security Centre who shared valuable data and insight into the nature and scale of the problem. Our in-house risk management expert Peter Holmes also dedicated some of the session to jargon busting common cyber terminology.

If you missed it you can catch up here.

Peter also hosted the second webinar alongside Neil Arklie, Head of Cyber Insurance at Aviva. In this session the pair discussed common misconceptions, addressed business reservations around the need for cyber insurance and shared 12 top tips to improve cyber security. Catch up here.

Finally, the third webinar on 5 November featured a panel of both in-house and external industry experts discussing how the insurance industry has responded to the cyber threat. The recording of this session can be found here.

For those of you who joined and submitted questions to our hosts, a Q&A document will be shared shortly. 

We’ve listened

Based on your feedback we have improved our Cyber cover and introduced a number of new benefits and features, as well as expanding our appetite. We’ll share more detail on this next month but if you’re interested in learning more in the meantime then speak to your usual sales or underwriting contact.


About Aviva

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In UK commercial, the insurance market remains challenging for insurance brokers and customers, due to the ongoing economic conditions. Aviva Insurance are focusing on improving our processes to ensure Aviva provide commercial customers with insurance cover at an acceptable price. Insurance brokers also recognised our excellent customer service by voting us Insurance Times General Insurer of the Year in 2012, for the second year running. youTalk-insurance sharing Aviva insurance news and video.

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