Gartner Research

Ten Considerations When Purchasing Cyberinsurance

Published: 11 June 2012

ID: G00234223

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


Many organizations are exploring cyberinsurance as a method to transfer risk and hedge against computer-related loss. Gartner recommends 10 considerations before purchasing these complicated insurance products.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Consideration No. 1: Buying Into the Sales Pitch
  • Consideration No. 2: Your Insurance Broker and the Insurance Carrier
  • Consideration No. 3: Policy Complexity
  • Consideration No. 4: Policy Qualification
  • Consideration No. 5: The Preinsurance Survey
  • Consideration No. 6: Filing Claims
  • Consideration No. 7: Selecting Coverage
  • Consideration No. 8: Understanding Exclusions
  • Consideration No. 9: The Cloud
  • Consideration No. 10: Payment of Claims
  • The Future of Cyberinsurance

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