Navigating the hard cyber market

Thursday, 13 January 2022
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (UK time)
    • Stephen Ridley, Cyber Underwriting Manager, Hiscox UK

This session will look at the factors currently influencing the cyber market, and leading insurers to increase rates and tighten terms. It will give an insight in to claims trends, and how companies can best protect themselves; both from the impact of these changes, and from cyber risk more generally.

Learning objectives

By attending this webinar, delegates will be able to identify:

  • the historical performance of the cyber market
  • claim trends that are influencing the market
  • what insurers are looking for from a risk selection perspective
  • what insurers' main aims are in the current market cycle


Stephen is the UK Cyber Underwriting Manager at Hiscox. With more than 11 years of experience specialising in cyber and data risks insurance, from both a broking and underwriting perspective, and is both CISMP and CompTIA Security+ accredited. He currently sits on the Cyber Committee for the Association of British Insurers and the DCMS Cyber Advisory Group, and regularly speaks at industry events as well as being frequently featured in both trade and national press.

Interested, but can't attend?

Don't worry if you can't make the date/time of this webinar, it is being recorded. Please book a place as per normal and use the webinar link to access a recording post event.

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Please note: This event is a regional collaboration between the local institutes in the area. Your booking details will be shared with the Insurance Institute of Chelmsford and South Essex, which is acting as the host institute for this event.

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