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…

Practical Security: Passwords

Published on by Alex Becker.

We're pleased to present the first in a series of practical security posts for our policyholders. Despite an explosion of cybersecurity buzzwords ranging from anomaly detection to next generation anti-virus, our claims data and experience reveal that simple security measures are often the most effective. This week we turn our focus to password security. Most computer systems rely on passwords, and all the cybersecurity in the world won't…

Coalition nominated for Advisen 2018 Cyber Risk Award

Published on by Joshua J. Motta.

It's too soon to know the outcome, but we're honored to have been nominated by our insurance industry peers as the "Cyber Newcomer of the Year" at this year's Advisen Cyber Risk Awards. And newcomers we are - both as a company and a team. It was only a year ago that Coalition was founded with a mission to solve cyber risk, and to help protect businesses from…