Cyber and beyond

Insurance and risk in a digitally interconnected world

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Executive overview

Authors: Dr. Maya Bundt

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, Head of Cyber and Digital Strategy, Swiss Re Reinsurance,
Patricia Hamilton

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, Vice President/Partner, IBM Insurance Practice,
Christian Bieck

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, Global Insurance Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value,
Dr. Kurt Karl

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, Managing Director and Head Swiss, Re Economic Research and Consulting,
Michael Schmitt

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, Senior Underwriter, Cyber & Technology, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions,
Pawel A. Stefanski

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, Financial Services Lead, Middle East IBM

When everyone and everything becomes interconnected, new types of risks emerge, and old ones are swept out of focus. “Cyber risk” is the next big thing that keeps business leaders up at night. What can companies do to combat these risks, and how can insurers help them? Based on two surveys of 800 insurers and 1,000 other companies, our latest insurance study shows that, to successfully navigate the risks of the digitally interconnected environment, insurers and their clients need to prepare their organizations well, build the right solutions and collaborate extensively.


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