Does cyber insurance actually incentivize organizations to improve their security?

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CTO in Software, 11 - 50 employees
Does car insurance actually incentivize drivers to improve their driving ability? Flippant answer, but in practice, cyber insurance at best allows one to de-risk in event of a major issue, but doesn't do anything to improve overall security posture. That is up to Leadership.
Sr. Director, Head of Global MCM IT in Manufacturing, 10,001+ employees
Nope... just CYA
GVP in Software, 10,001+ employees
Interesting. Is it in the nice-to-have category? Or must have?
Senior Information Security Manager in Software, 501 - 1,000 employees
Ask it like this: Does auto insurance actually incentivize people to drive more safely?


Answer is: it depends on the policy.


If the policy gives specific incentives, it will improve things. If not, often status quo.
Group IT Manager Operations in Construction, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
Not at all. It is barely a risk loss mitigation

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