Measured Insurance Partners with Canopius and Long-time Backer SCOR to Expand Critical Cyber Insurance Solutions

What is Spear Phishing?


In the last year, nearly 76% of businesses reported a phishing attack. Over 1.5 million new phishing sites are created every month. And phishing accounts for 90% of all data breaches. Phishing continues to be a growing concern for businesses and individuals that do any business online. Phishing, a social engineering attack typically delivered via email, impersonating a trusted brand […]

What is Whaling?


Whaling phishing is a targeted attack directed at high-level company employees, such as a CEO or CFO. Like other phishing attacks, the goal of whaling phishing is to impersonate a trusted person or brand and, by using social engineering tactics, trick the recipient into relaying sensitive information or transferring funds to the attacker. In this […]

Phishing Examples


Phishing, a type of social engineering, occurs when a third party attempts to obtain sensitive information via fraudulent electronic communication. Historically, this transpires through email or a text, but other communication apps can be used, such as WhatsApp, Instagram direct messages, and Facebook Messenger. Sensitive information can include usernames, passwords, credit card information, social security […]

What is Cyber Insurance?


Cyber attacks are rising by the second, and businesses, both small and large, are at risk. There’s no need to look beyond today’s headlines to see why cyber liability insurance is essential for businesses today. Garmin is still recovering from the network outage affecting its website and several customer facing applications caused by a ransomware attack. And, similarly, […]

What Is Cyber Risk?


The more we evolve as a species, the more technology we create. And in today’s modern world, that technology keeps us connected and online. But as we spend more and more of our time—both work and personal—online, the more risks we see that can lead to financial loss, business disruption, and even reputation loss. In […]