Business risks posts

11 February 19
4 minute read

Improving cyber security in your business

Cyber-attacks have risen by more than 50% in the last three years, as cyber criminals become increasingly sophisticated, and businesses fail to keep pace.

07 February 19
4 minute read

Why do so many startups fail?

We only tend to hear about entrepreneurial success stories but in fact, an astonishing 90% of startups fail within their first couple of years. So how can you avoid that fate?

21 January 19
3 minute read

What kind of insurance does your small business require?

Working out what small business insurance you need can seem pretty daunting, so here're the key policies that you need to consider.

24 October 18
5 minute read

Cyber supply chains: how to stay safe

To prevent your business from being a victim of third-party cyber attacks, there is a number of things you can do. Don't follow the wrong example - get your business covered.

12 July 18
3 minute read

What does GDPR say businesses should do when they suffer a breach?

Digital Risks' Chief Underwriting Officer, Ben Rose, explains how businesses should react in the event of a cyber security breach and steps to take to regain customers' confidence.

29 June 18
3 minute read

What can businesses learn from the Ticketmaster hack?

Ticketmaster is the latest big brand to come under fire following a data breach that has led to the loss of 40,000 customer details. The company has blamed the breach on malware which entered its system via a third-party chatbot vendor, Inbenta Technologies, with customer names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers and payment details all transferred to an unknown third party.

22 June 18
4 minute read

Why cyber threat hunting is the new frontier in cybersecurity

The fact that hackers can break through your cyber defences is no longer surprising. But what is surprising is how long it takes firms to detect cyber-attacks after they’ve occurred - by which point it’s invariably too late. So what can businesses do ?