San Francisco – 7 September 2022 – Leading cyber risk analytics provider CyberCube is to partner with AkinovA Limited (AkinovA), an electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of insurance risk, to enable AkinovA’s clients to benefit from CyberCube’s modeling and analytics.
The partnership will see CyberCube’s products made available to AkinovA’s platform. In doing so, the entire value chain of the risk transfer sector can gain access to CyberCube’s sophisticated models. CyberCube’s models are based on specially designed cyber risk scenarios including ransomware attacks, cloud outages and major systemic risks to support the insurance, reinsurance and Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) organisations to make better decisions when placing and managing cyber risk.
Juan Marcano, Alternative Risk Transfer Principal at CyberCube, said: “As a trusted facilitator to the risk transfer sector and a powerful advocate for the benefits of new technology, AkinovA is an ideal partner for us at CyberCube. This is a real vote of confidence in CyberCube’s products and the insights they generate.
“Our products provide businesses with the knowledge they need to make empowered choices about cyber risk. By combining our knowledge of the cyber ecosystem and our modeling capabilities, we’re able to model various cyber scenarios that can be used to stress test portfolios – or even individual risks. The information gained from these exercises is vital in pricing and effectively managing a portfolio of cyber risk.”
Henri Winand, AkinovA CEO, commented: “In 2020, AkinovA pioneered first-of-a-kind Cloud outage and cyber-induced electricity power generation downtime risk transfers together with AkinovA ecosystem partners, including a leading broker and underwriting capital. One of the challenges was to quantify the risk itself. This partnership with CyberCube represents a significant milestone in our objective to bring new risks and capital to the risk transfer market. By joining forces with CyberCube, we bring access to the tools needed by insurers, brokers and capital providers to properly understand and evaluate one of the fastest-growing segments in the risk transfer space.”
AkinovA is a neutral, secure, regulated, end-to-end electronic marketplace for insurance and reinsurance where risks can meet capital from a range of sources (including corporates/insureds, insurers, reinsurers, capital markets) animated by brokers, analytics and other service providers. It is a marketplace for | insurance risk transfer and trading | capital raising. AkinovA provides investors with access to great new investment opportunities often decorrelated from capital markets to help hit financial returns. AkinovA is regulated to trade with brokers, insurers, reinsurers, ILS funds, capital market investors, listed corporates, data, analytics and service providers in 41 countries (UK FCA AR and Bermuda BMA regulated, ISO27001 certified).
- Capital Raising and Acceleration Services – Securing risk capital and working capital for data rich, tech enabled fintechs, insurtechs, tech firms, renewable energy & ESG ventures, via a global ecosystem of analytics and services partners, investors and cap raising partners.
- Marketplace, Analytical Services and Trading – Secure, neutral, electronic marketplace for the transfer and trading of insurance, reinsurance, insurance linked securities and collateral.
AkinovA operates with the regulatory oversight from the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA).
CyberCube delivers the world’s leading analytics to quantify cyber risk for the insurance industry. With best-in-class data access and advanced multi-disciplinary analytics, the company’s cloud-based platform helps insurance organizations make better decisions when placing insurance, underwriting cyber risk and managing cyber risk aggregation. CyberCube’s enterprise intelligence layer provides insights on millions of companies globally and includes modeling on thousands of points of technology failure.
The CyberCube platform was established in 2015 within Symantec and now operates as a standalone company exclusively focused on the insurance industry, with access to an unparalleled ecosystem of data partners and backing from ForgePoint Capital, HSCM Bermuda, MTech Capital and individuals from Stone Point Capital. For more information, please visit www.cybcube.com or email email@example.com.
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