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June 16, 2022

Beazley unveils D&O insurance policy for crypto companies

Specialist insurance firm Beazley has unveiled new Directors’ & Officers’ liability (D&O) insurance product, named CryptoGuard, for crypto companies.

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Developed following four years of research into the sector, the CryptoGuard comprises access to an integrated team of underwriters and claims managers.

Said to be the first of its kind in the US and London markets, the cover will address the risks faced by crypto companies operating through all stages of their life cycle including from start-ups, high growth businesses and established organisations.

The D&O policy, which is intended to protect senior executives of crypto companies from boardroom risks, offers coverage of up to $10m for public companies and up to $5m for private companies.

D&O Specialty Risks underwriter Luisa Celentano said: “The crypto market is growing rapidly, and becoming increasingly mainstream. Crypto firms face a myriad of risks from extreme volatility to a lack of regulation, and they also have to contend with different rules in different jurisdictions. One misstep can impact their financial results and business reputations, leaving senior executives in the firing line.”

Celentano noted there exists limited number of specialist insurance solutions for crypto businesses.

“CryptoGuard is a step forward in providing quality, specialist D&O protection that addresses the D&O liability risks crypto and blockchain firms and their executives face,” she added.

The policy covers for claims against directors and officers, who are not insured by the organisation.

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Cyberattacks continue to rise every year and no sector seems to be immune. Hackers target sensitive information such as organizational, client, and financial data, as well as intellectual property (IP) and proprietary functions. As digital transformation becomes a top priority for many organizations, traditional perimeter-based security models are no longer sufficient to address the growing cybersecurity concerns. Against the backdrop, enterprises explore zero trust as it takes a micro-level approach to authenticate and approve access at every point within a network. Reasons to read: The cybersecurity landscape is swiftly changing, and businesses need more awareness to meet the evolving change. The report highlights the current state of play and the future potential of the zero trust approach in cybersecurity to protect critical digital infrastructure of enterprises across sectors such as financial services, healthcare, telecom, and transportation, among others. Read our report and gather insights on the following topics:
  • Traditional vs zero trust protection
  • Key advantages and solution providers
  • Major industries and key players
  • Drivers and challenges
  • Top funded startups and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Implementation challenges
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