Cyber liability claims skyrocketing – Acuity

Cyber liability claims skyrocketing – Acuity

Wisconsin-based Acuity Insurance has reported an increased need for cyber liability insurance among both personal and business policyholders as cybercrime continues to grow.

Between June 2021 and June 2022, Acuity Insurance saw cyber liability claims on its commercial insurance policies spike by more than 50%. For personal policies, Acuity reported a 90% increase in cyber claims in 2021 over 2020.

“Our lives, homes and businesses are more connected than ever,” said Steve Maliborski, general manager of commercial products at Acuity. “Being connected leads to a greater risk of cyberattacks, which aren’t covered under standard homeowners

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