Investors should brace for an imminent collapse in the entire cryptocurrency market following a steep decline in the value of Bitcoin over the last year, a new study from Juniper Research has warned.
Insurance companies and banks have successfully prevented eight in ten cyber attacks on their organisations this year, up from approximately two in three over 2017.
Nearly two-thirds of large businesses with over 10,000 staff are looking to deploy new blockchain projects, up from around half last year, a new survey has found.
InsurTech is expected to help generate over $400bn (£312bn) worth of premiums worldwide by 2023, more than double the estimated $187bn today.
CEOS from across the world believe that data scientists will be their most important workers in the search for future growth, a new global survey has found.
Why InsurTech? A Pressured Insurance Value Chain
By Andrew Sagon, Andrew Johnston and Matthew Wong
InsurTech is a burgeoning phenomenon that is modernising the insurance industry. It is disrupting the traditional value chain whereby insurers offer loss protection, and shifting the emphasis to risk mitigation. Incumbents face disintermediation as investors in search of higher yields pour money into insurance-linked instruments in the capital markets. And entrepreneurial businesses are targeting friction costs and inefficiencies within every aspect of the traditional value chain.
Nimbleness and agility will unlock potential
By Elinor Friedman, Andrew Harley and Klayton Southwood
Recent Willis Towers Watson surveys in the U.S. have shown that P&C and life insurers in developed markets are taking seriously the potential of big data and predictive analytics to improve their businesses. Nimbleness and agility, rather than brute force, are likely to be key to realizing that potential.
Driven by technology, toolkits and talent
By Claudine Modlin and Graham Wright
Advanced analytics is helping some insurers offer innovative products and solutions. What do insurers need to know about the changing nature of analytics and whether it is worth the investment? Claudine Modlin and Graham Wright discuss technology, toolkits and talent — topics that may help you decide.
Risk transfer is part of a comprehensive solution
By Adeola Adele, Patrick Kulesa, Kevin Madigan and Alice Underwood
Given the dynamic nature of cyber-risk, taking a multidimensional approach that integrates board governance, technology solutions, behavioral change and risk transfer solutions can help reduce risk to a manageable level.