February 18, 2019 09:30
For a company, a digital shift creates new growth opportunities, but also risks.
Brian Rosenbaum, national chief, services risk cyber ofAon in Canada, believes, however, that the country has reached a tipping point in regards to the cyberrisque organizational. “Most organizations finally understand that they have a certain degree of exposure and know that they need to do something about it,” he said.
For a good part of the last decade, a large number of canadian organizations that were either ignorant or in denial of their cyber risks, notes Dr. Rosenbaum. “There is no doubt that we have seen progress. That said, there is still a long way to go before reaching a level of cybermaturité to cope with this exposure appropriately. This is the new challenge ! “
The needs will only intensify
Mr. Rosenbaum has shared these remarks while Aon has published its report 2019 on the risks in the area of cyber security. It is titled ” What’s Now and What’s Next.
“In 2018, companies that have invested in a proactive approach to the preparation and planning of cyber have harvested the fruit of their efforts. In 2019, the needs related to the advanced planning will only intensify, ” says Jason J. Hogg, chief executive officer of the division of risk solutions cyber at Aon.
A true Wild West
While concerns about cyber attacks grow, the means to counter them effectively remains limited. To the point that some call the Wild West the technological framework current. The Journal of insurance has interviewed experts in north american in the field to build a special folder on this subject, exclusively in its edition of January-February 2019.
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