Gartner Research

Understanding When and How to Use Cyberinsurance Effectively

Published: 26 April 2012

ID: G00233052

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler , Paul Proctor


Many organizations are exploring cyberinsurance as a method to transfer risk and hedge against computer-related loss. While interest continues to grow, the market for cyberinsurance is still immature, because the risks underlying the coverage are difficult to quantify from an actuarial standpoint.

Table Of Contents


  • Cyberinsurance Definition and Background
  • Current Market Size and Typical Coverage Offered
  • Reasons to Explore Cyberinsurance Coverage
  • Reasons Not to Explore Cyberinsurance Coverage

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