Brokers informed: Cyber - the weakest link

One in three companies have experienced a cyber incident in the past 12 months, according to Chubb's latest research, Bridging the Cyber Risk Gap.

As a direct consequence of this, a significant majority realised they were less prepared than they had hoped. In many cases, that lack of preparation will not have been around companies' digital defences, instead the problem will have been with their people.

Whether through human error or ignorance, companies are exposed to cyber risk through employees and must consider their defences.

This article sheds light on the cyber risks associated with human error, why companies need to include employee defences as part of a holistic cyber risk prevention strategy and the steps companies can take to mitigate exposures.

The article also highlights how brokers can add value by providing strategic advice to risk management clients.