What is involved in Cyber-Insurance
Find out what the related areas are that Cyber-Insurance connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Cyber-Insurance thinking-frame.
How far is your company on its Cyber-Insurance journey?
Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Cyber-Insurance leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.
To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Cyber-Insurance related domains to cover and 108 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
Cyber-Insurance, 9/11 attacks, Anti-spam techniques, Antivirus software, Community bank, Computer forensics, Computer virus, Computer worm, Denial of service attacks, Digital cash, Firewall, Hacker, Information security audit, Information technology, Insurance, Intrusion detection system, Online banking, Phishing, Reckitt Benckiser, Risk management, Spamming:
Cyber-Insurance Critical Criteria:
Cut a stake in Cyber-Insurance projects and display thorough understanding of the Cyber-Insurance process.
– Among the Cyber-Insurance product and service cost to be estimated, which is considered hardest to estimate?
– Who sets the Cyber-Insurance standards?
9/11 attacks Critical Criteria:
See the value of 9/11 attacks quality and document what potential 9/11 attacks megatrends could make our business model obsolete.
– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your Cyber-Insurance strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?
– What threat is Cyber-Insurance addressing?
Anti-spam techniques Critical Criteria:
X-ray Anti-spam techniques tactics and probe the present value of growth of Anti-spam techniques.
– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Cyber-Insurance models, tools and techniques are necessary?
– Is maximizing Cyber-Insurance protection the same as minimizing Cyber-Insurance loss?
– To what extent does management recognize Cyber-Insurance as a tool to increase the results?
Antivirus software Critical Criteria:
Track Antivirus software results and create Antivirus software explanations for all managers.
– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Cyber-Insurance values?
– Is the Cyber-Insurance organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?
– How can skill-level changes improve Cyber-Insurance?
Community bank Critical Criteria:
Merge Community bank issues and tour deciding if Community bank progress is made.
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Cyber-Insurance agendas for the next 3 years?
– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Cyber-Insurance with what users do day-to-day?
– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Cyber-Insurance ?
Computer forensics Critical Criteria:
Revitalize Computer forensics issues and research ways can we become the Computer forensics company that would put us out of business.
– How do your measurements capture actionable Cyber-Insurance information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?
– How likely is the current Cyber-Insurance plan to come in on schedule or on budget?
– How can the value of Cyber-Insurance be defined?
– Who needs Computer Forensics?
Computer virus Critical Criteria:
Powwow over Computer virus issues and define what our big hairy audacious Computer virus goal is.
– What tools do you use once you have decided on a Cyber-Insurance strategy and more importantly how do you choose?
– Who will be responsible for documenting the Cyber-Insurance requirements in detail?
– What are the business goals Cyber-Insurance is aiming to achieve?
Computer worm Critical Criteria:
Study Computer worm engagements and probe using an integrated framework to make sure Computer worm is getting what it needs.
– Think about the functions involved in your Cyber-Insurance project. what processes flow from these functions?
– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Cyber-Insurance leaders?
Denial of service attacks Critical Criteria:
Frame Denial of service attacks issues and look for lots of ideas.
– An administrator is concerned about denial of service attacks on their virtual machines (vms). what is an effective method to reduce the risk of this type of attack?
– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Cyber-Insurance project?
– What ability does the provider have to deal with denial of service attacks?
Digital cash Critical Criteria:
Nurse Digital cash leadership and correct better engagement with Digital cash results.
– In what ways are Cyber-Insurance vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?
– What are the usability implications of Cyber-Insurance actions?
Firewall Critical Criteria:
Examine Firewall tasks and get answers.
– If the firewall runs on an individual host for which all users are not trusted system administrators, how vulnerable is it to tampering by a user logged into the operating system running on the protected hosts?
– Are all router, switches, wireless access points, and firewall configurations secured and do they conform to documented security standards?
– Is payment card account information stored in a database located on the internal network (not the dmz) and protected by a firewall?
– Does each mobile computer with direct connectivity to the internet have a personal firewall and anti-virus software installed?
– Are the firewall, router, wireless access points, and authentication server logs regularly reviewed for unauthorized traffic?
– Is firewall technology used to prevent unauthorized access to and from internal networks and external networks?
– Is the firewall configured to translate (hide) internal ip addresses, using network address translation (nat)?
– Is a firewall used to protect the network and limit traffic to that which is required to conduct business?
– Does Cyber-Insurance systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?
– Does the providers firewall control IPv6 access, or protect against both IPv4 and IPv6 attacks?
– How does the firewall quality affect the likelihood of a security breach or the expected loss?
– How vulnerable is the firewall to attacks via the network against the firewall itself?
– How does the firewall quality affect the likelihood of a security breach or the expected loss?
– How do we maintaining integrity between communication ports and firewalls?
– Do changes to the firewall need authorization and are the changes logged?
– Are assumptions made in Cyber-Insurance stated explicitly?
– Can the firewall support hot-standby/failover/clustering?
– How do you justify a new firewall?
– How many Firewalls do you have?
Hacker Critical Criteria:
Check Hacker management and develop and take control of the Hacker initiative.
– Does Cyber-Insurance analysis show the relationships among important Cyber-Insurance factors?
– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Cyber-Insurance?
– Which Cyber-Insurance goals are the most important?
– Are the hackers waiting for me in the cloud?
– Should you hire a hacker?
Information security audit Critical Criteria:
Sort Information security audit decisions and achieve a single Information security audit view and bringing data together.
– What are our needs in relation to Cyber-Insurance skills, labor, equipment, and markets?
– Are accountability and ownership for Cyber-Insurance clearly defined?
Information technology Critical Criteria:
Reconstruct Information technology tactics and develop and take control of the Information technology initiative.
– Marketing budgets are tighter, consumers are more skeptical, and social media has changed forever the way we talk about Cyber-Insurance. How do we gain traction?
– Do the response plans address damage assessment, site restoration, payroll, Human Resources, information technology, and administrative support?
– Does your company have defined information technology risk performance metrics that are monitored and reported to management on a regular basis?
– If a survey was done with asking organizations; Is there a line between your information technology department and your information security department?
– How does new information technology come to be applied and diffused among firms?
– The difference between data/information and information technology (it)?
– When do you ask for help from Information Technology (IT)?
– How to deal with Cyber-Insurance Changes?
Insurance Critical Criteria:
Systematize Insurance risks and report on developing an effective Insurance strategy.
– If the liability portion of a Cybersecurity insurance policy is a claims-made policy, is an extended reporting endorsement (tail coverage) offered?
– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Cyber-Insurance objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?
– What is your insurance agent telling you about your policy and what will be covered and what wont be covered?
– Do you require that sub contractors submit proof of insurance separate from the primary?
– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Cyber-Insurance that make it risky?
– What vendors make products that address the Cyber-Insurance needs?
– Do you require sub-contractors to carry E&O insurance?
– Do you need any special (e.g., flood) insurance now?
– Insurance covering equipment replacement needs?
– Is Cybersecurity Insurance coverage a must?
– Insurance coverage?
Intrusion detection system Critical Criteria:
Chat re Intrusion detection system tactics and stake your claim.
– Can intrusion detection systems be configured to ignore activity that is generated by authorized scanner operation?
– What is a limitation of a server-based intrusion detection system (ids)?
– Are we Assessing Cyber-Insurance and Risk?
– Is Cyber-Insurance Required?
Online banking Critical Criteria:
Accelerate Online banking tactics and remodel and develop an effective Online banking strategy.
– What are our best practices for minimizing Cyber-Insurance project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Cyber-Insurance project lifecycle?
– What are the disruptive Cyber-Insurance technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?
Phishing Critical Criteria:
Generalize Phishing results and budget for Phishing challenges.
– Does your company provide resources to improve end-user awareness of phishing, malware, indicators of compromise, and procedures in the event of a potential breach?
– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Cyber-Insurance is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?
– How to Handle Email Spoofing / Phishing?
Reckitt Benckiser Critical Criteria:
Familiarize yourself with Reckitt Benckiser risks and do something to it.
– What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of Cyber-Insurance product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?
– Does Cyber-Insurance include applications and information with regulatory compliance significance (or other contractual conditions that must be formally complied with) in a new or unique manner for which no approved security requirements, templates or design models exist?
Risk management Critical Criteria:
Deliberate Risk management engagements and integrate design thinking in Risk management innovation.
– Have we developed a continuous monitoring strategy for the information systems (including monitoring of security control effectiveness for system-specific, hybrid, and common controls) that reflects the organizational Risk Management strategy and organizational commitment to protecting critical missions and business functions?
– What kind of guidance do you follow to ensure that your procurement language is both specific and comprehensive enough to result in acquiring secure components and systems?
– How does each element of our Telecommunications (TC) and Data Communications affect the basic structure of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (C.I.A.)?
– What are the responsibilities of the erm. Does the function serve as a coordinating body for the individual Risk Management activities or as an advisory body?
– Does your Cybersecurity plan contain both cyber and physical security components, or does your physical security plan identify critical cyber assets?
– Is maintenance and repair of organizational assets performed and logged in a timely manner, with approved and controlled tools?
– Are audit/log records determined, documented, implemented, and reviewed in accordance with your organizations policies?
– What training is provided to personnel that are involved with Cybersecurity control, implementation, and policies?
– Does our organization have a Cybersecurity Risk Management process that is functioning and repeatable?
– Should supervisors be engaged deeply with risk measurements and Risk Management?
– Does the IT Risk Management framework align to a three lines of defense model?
– How effective are the risk reporting and monitoring procedures?
– How do you determine the effectiveness of your strategies?
– Is there a centralized fraud and risk management team?
– Treating customers fairly, how do you judge that?
– Are Request For Changes (RFC) submitted for each patch?
– Will a permanent standard be developed?
– What risks do we face?
Spamming Critical Criteria:
Accommodate Spamming engagements and don’t overlook the obvious.
– Have all basic functions of Cyber-Insurance been defined?
– Is a Cyber-Insurance Team Work effort in place?
This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Cyber-Insurance Self Assessment:
Author: Gerard Blokdijk
CEO at The Art of Service | http://theartofservice.com
Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.
To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
9/11 attacks External links:
9/11 Attacks – Facts & Summary – HISTORY.com
9/11 attacks : NPR
Anti-spam techniques External links:
Anti-spam techniques | e3fi389
Antivirus software External links:
Best Antivirus Software Reviews – Consumer Reports
Consumer antivirus software providers for Windows
Geek Squad Antivirus Software Download | Webroot
Community bank External links:
Home › Riverview Community Bank
Premier Community Bank | Atlantic Coast Bank
Arkansas Alabama Florida Community Bank | Centennial Bank
Computer forensics External links:
Computer Forensics Experts | Cyber Forensics
22 Popular Computer Forensics Tools [Updated for 2018]
Computer virus External links:
Computer Virus – ABC News
What it feels like to get a Computer Virus – YouTube
FixMeStick | The Leading Computer Virus Cleaner
Computer worm External links:
What is computer worm? – Definition from WhatIs.com
Computer worm | computer program | Britannica.com
A computer worm is a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. Often, it uses a computer network to spread itself, relying on security failures on the target computer to access it.
Denial of service attacks External links:
[PDF]Denial of Service Attacks – Penn State S2 Group
Best Practices for Preventing DoS/Denial of Service Attacks
Digital cash External links:
Dash is Digital Cash – reddit
Dash – Digital Cash – YouTube
Firewall External links:
GlassWire – Personal Firewall & Network Monitor
Firewall Management Software | Network Security Monitoring
Hacker External links:
The Hacker – Free Online Puzzle Games from AddictingGames
Hacker News – Official Site
Hacker (TV Movie 2018) – IMDb
Information security audit External links:
ISO 27002 Information Security Audit Questionnaire
Information Security Auditor Jobs, Employment | Indeed.com
Information technology External links:
Student Email | Information Technology
Umail | University Information Technology Services
Information Technology (IT) Industry & Association | CompTIA
Intrusion detection system External links:
Intrusion Detection System Design and Installation
Online banking External links:
Online Banking – Checking Account – Direct Deposit | GoBank
TD Bank Online Banking
Bank of America | Online Banking | Sign In | Online ID
Phishing External links:
Report Phishing | Internal Revenue Service
Phishing | Consumer Information
Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence, Phishing Protection, Alerts
Reckitt Benckiser External links:
[PDF]Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB)
Cepacol Antibacterial (liquid) Reckitt Benckiser LLC
Risk management External links:
Risk Management Jobs – Apply Now | CareerBuilder
Human Resources & Risk Management
Education Risk Management | Edu Risk Solutions
Spamming External links:
Netflix, Stop Spamming Us With Crappy New Shows | WIRED