Cyber take-up to rise as SMEs get on board
AM Best predicts demand for cyber insurance will increase as more businesses accept the threat is here to stay.
Cyber-insurance primary premium written grew 32% and inforce premium gained 24% last year.
“Cyber insurance offers plenty of opportunities for growth, especially among small and medium-sized companies,” the ratings agency says.
“In the short term, despite the inherent challenges in managing aggregations and pricing, we believe the cyber-insurance market presents a positive opportunity for insurers.
“Demand is expected to grow due to the accelerating adoption of technology and the increasing awareness of cyber risks, especially among SMEs.”