What Major Data Breaches Tell Us About Cybersecurity Today

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

Another day, another data breach. This past Friday Marriott International revealed that hackers had breached its Starwood reservation system as far back as 2014 and had stolen the personal data of up to 500 million guests. In the aftermath, Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts described data breaches as "a black cloud hanging over the United States' bright economic horizon." So black that another Senator, Ron Wyden of Oregon,…

Coalition is named one of of top Fintech companies globally

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

We're excited to announce that we’ve been named to this year’s CB Insights’ Fintech 250 list, a prestigious group of the most promising companies working on financial technology across the globe. We’re humbled to be included among thirty fintech unicorns (i.e., companies valued at over $1bn) and as one of only twenty other Insurance companies. Naturally, this wouldn’t have been possible without the…

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Cryptojacking

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

This article originally appeared in Advisen FPN on October 23, 2018. From the hacker’s perspective, it’s the perfect crime. Cyber criminals use your organization’s computing power to mine cryptocurrency, without you even realizing you’ve been compromised. Maybe you notice that your organization's computers are running slower and more sluggishly than usual. Perhaps you receive an unusually high bill from one of your web services…

Coalition on tour - where to find Coalition fall 2018

Published on by John B. Roberts.

At Coalition, we’re always ready to catch up with customers, brokers, and everyone else interested in solving cyber risk. Really... try us. Over the next several weeks, at different events, you can find us in person around the United States sharing some of what we know and are learning from businesses far and wide. If you’ll be at one of these events, or are nearby and…

Welcome Big “I” Members

Published on by John B. Roberts.

Today, Coalition's mission to Solve Cyber Risk just got a big boost. 10,000 insurance agencies, all Big “I” members, will have access to Coalition's coverage and tools for the millions of businesses they serve. The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) was founded in 1896. But this influential organization keeps up with the ever-changing marketplace, and selected Coalition (founded 2017) as…