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Forbes: Coming soon to a city near you – $320 billion in economic losses

Man-made risks, such as market crash and cyber-attacks, now account for 60 per cent of the total economic output at risk in major cities globally, says a report by the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School. The…

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Fortune: How relying on oil makes us more vulnerable to cyberattacks

A report by Lloyd’s and the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School highlights how a major attack on the US electricity grid could quickly cost the economy between $243 billion and $1 trillion, equivalent to 40 to…

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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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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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Sputnik News: US military needs solar power to keep ops running if grid collapses

An article looking at ways of supplying energy to the US military features a report by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge. The report produced together with insurance company Lloyd’s of London found that “a major cyber-intrusion…

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Wind Power Monthly: Keeping hackers at bay

Dr Edward Oughton, research associate at the Centre for Risk Studies, has co-authored various reports on cyber attacks on electricity distribution networks. Commenting on what operators of power systems should do to defend their assets from hackers, he said: "It's…

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