B17 – Is cybercrime an insurable risk ?

Date : Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Time : 16h30-17h30

Hosted by : Jean-Philippe BICHARD (journaliste)

Businesses have gradually realised the importance of the risks related to information technology and insurers are now offering specific products to cater to that need. The market is still unstable, though, due to the absence of precedents and standards and to the difficulty of assessing these risks. How can loss that is often intangible (damage to reputations, loss of business, espionage) be estimated? Is cybercrime an insurable risk?