Is it covered? Spectre and Meltdown

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

In this installment of our blog we ask the age-old insurance question: Is it covered? As you may have read in our last post, two major security flaws were recently discovered in the processors that power nearly all of the world’s computers. The two techniques discovered to exploit these flaws, nicknamed Meltdown and Spectre, could allow hackers to steal data and secrets from any vulnerable computer, including…

Cyber meltdown and the spectre of uninsurable risk

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

It’s been an awfully eventful start to the New Year. In case you’ve missed the news, two major security flaws have been discovered in the processors that power nearly all of the world’s computers. The two techniques discovered to exploit these flaws, nicknamed Meltdown and Spectre, could allow hackers to steal data and secrets from any vulnerable computer, including mobile devices. Because the flaws are…

Insuring Insurance Insures

Published on by Catherine Lyle.

Out of service. Under repair. Broken. It’s a frustrating message to encounter. But far more frustrating is when something works, though not in the way we know it could. Without an obvious problem, there is no immediate fix or resolution. Instead, we carry on with the status quo and settle for the unremarkable. Welcome to insurance Insurance was introduced in the United States in the 1700s and,…

Why I joined Coalition

Published on by Shawn Ram.

It may feel like an oxymoron, but innovation in insurance is possible. I’ve built my career on this belief as the leader of the Technology Practices at Aon and Crystal & Company. However, with few exceptions, “innovation” and “insurance” are rarely found in the same sentence. In an industry characterized by conservatism, discipline, and a natural aversion to risk, this belief has helped me to push the…

Why we founded Coalition

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

Background: the initial focus of Coalition is a cyber insurance product that provides the most comprehensive coverage for risks posed by the digitization of everything. However, you may not be aware that our long term plan is to democratize access to the technology and services needed to prevent loss in the first place (we're off to a good start!), and to mitigate and recover from it when it…