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2017 London Market Cyber Symposium

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Thank you to all those who joined us at the London Market Cyber Symposium last week. We hope everyone found the contributions by our three speakers – Mark Hughes from BT, Rob Wainwright from Europol, and Sir Tim Berners-Lee of ‘the Web’ fame – insightful and inspiring. We certainly also… Read more »

CFC appoints Neil Beaton to build new financial institutions practice

CFC is proud to announce the appointment of Neil Beaton to build a new team focused on developing a suite of products for financial institutions. Prior to joining CFC, Neil was Head of Financial Lines at Newline Group. He brings extensive experience of underwriting all types of financial institutions across… Read more »

Thanks for a spooktacular Halloween!

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Thanks to everyone who came and joined us at this year’s Halloween bash – it was a great night. At what some are calling the best Halloween yet (and that’s not just our marketing team), we saw some truly terrifying figures dancing the night away – including an orange man… Read more »

CFC launches revamped proposition for tech companies

Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our revamped insurance proposition for technology companies worldwide. In what represents a significant upgrade to our existing proposition, the new look product adds a number of valuable cover elements to protect technology companies against the emerging risks that they face in the… Read more »

CFC launches new insurance solution for US-based eHealth companies

Specialist lines underwriting agency, CFC Underwriting, today announces the launch of a brand new insurance solution for US companies and individual practitioners who provide telemedicine and other eHealth services. In what is believed to be a first for this industry sector, CFC’s new policy provides affirmative coverage for bodily injury… Read more »

CFC enhances UK tech cover with patent endorsement

We’ve enhanced our proposition for UK-based technology companies by adding the option of patent infringement cover – something rarely provided by other insurers to this industry sector. Success in the tech sector often depends on the ability to create unique products and build on older ideas to develop new solutions…. Read more »

CFC wins three gongs at the 2017 Advisen Cyber Risk Awards

We are incredibly proud to announce that CFC Underwriting was voted the winner in three categories at the 2017 Cyber Risk Awards presented by Advisen in New York on Wednesday, 14 June. Our very own Graeme Newman was voted Cyber Risk Industry Person of the Year (London) while the introduction… Read more »

We’ve partnered with leading kidnap response consultant, EOS Risk

EOS Risk will join red24 and S-RM on CFC’s panel of experienced security companies specialising in global kidnap and extortion incidents. K&R Team Leader at CFC, Mark Baker, says: “Highly skilled, swift response is of the utmost importance if something does go wrong in this area of insurance. Our cover… Read more »

Half of UK SMEs claim their broker fails to discuss cyber

Our new research revealed that over a half of UK based SMEs (50.8%) say that their insurance broker has not raised the issue of cyber insurance with them. Graeme Newman, Chief Innovation Officer at CFC, said: “This figure is quite shocking particularly when you put some context around it. 90%… Read more »

CFC to host Fringe event at BIBA 2017

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As the provider of BIBA’s cyber and product recall schemes, we are pleased to be hosting our first-ever fringe event at this year’s conference in Manchester. The event will take place between 13.15 and 14.00 on Wednesday 10 May. To register to attend simply click on this link: https://www.biba2017.co.uk/the-fringe/wednesday-session-1. Places… Read more »