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You Talk Insurance: Pool Re plans to increase risk mitigation service

Reinsurer Pool Re is looking at how to help policyholders mitigate risks before they have occurred. The company announced last year that it will begin providing cyber terrorism insurance based on a study by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies…

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Cyber federalism

Dr Edward Oughton looks at protecting critical national infrastructure from cyber attacks. Infrastructure expert Dr Edward Oughton of Cambridge Judge Business School was selected for a US State Department programme focusing on cyber security of critical national infrastructure. He was…

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Display Showing Stages of Hacking in Progress: Exploiting Vulnerability, Executing and Granted Access.

Express: ISIS ‘Cyber Caliphate’ could target Britain’s ‘critical national infrastructure’

Islamic State could potentially evolve into Cyber Caliphate, according to a report by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge. The report with Pool Re, Britain’s terrorism insurance fund, highlights 40 potential targets, such as power grids, airports, hospitals…

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Insurance Times: Pool Re to extend cover to include physical damage from cyber attacks

Pool Re, the terrorism reinsurance pool in UK, will extend its cover to include material damage caused by cyber attacks. The extension is based on a research study by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. Simon…

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Reuters: UK terrorism reinsurance fund to include cyber coverage from next year

Reinsurer Pool Re from next April will begin providing cyber terrorism insurance based on a study by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge. The study identified 40 potential cyber terrorism scenarios which may impact a UK insurance…

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Cyber terrorism

Pool Re, the UK terrorism reinsurance pool, will begin providing cyber terrorism insurance based on a study by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies. Pool Re, the UK terrorism reinsurance pool set up in 1993 in the wake of the…

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Raconteur: From Brexit to festivals, tools must measure a new generation of risks

Businesses should look for new tools to measure risks. Dr Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies, comments: “Risk management and its supporting research will need to expand to address the demand for greater clarity in modelling…

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Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize launch event

Current postgraduates at the University of Cambridge

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Scientific American: Future solar storms could cause devastating damage

Dr Edward Oughton, Research Associate in Technology Modelling at the Centre for Risk Studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses solar storms. “Uncertainty should not deter us from practical preparations, such as making power grids more resilient and improving early-warning systems,”…

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Institute of Risk Management: Hear from experts: Michelle Tuveson

Dr Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director at the Centre for Risk Studies, writes about risk management in organisations for the Institute of Risk Management Risk Agenda 2025. “The lessons learned by society, firms and other stakeholders should be that scenarios of…

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