Van de Coolwijk

Cyber insurance, lessons from the trenches

Cyber insurance should be seen more as part of a risk management strategy, a retainer if you would, says says Ryan van de Coolwijk, ITOO Special Risks: Product Head Cyber Insurance.

Feb 7, 2018

Accurately evaluating cyber risk and heightening awareness

A privacy or network security breach could lead to significant damages and financial liabilities, and it is important to make sure that these costs are adequately insured, says Ryan van de Coolwijk, Hollard Insurance cyber product manager and specialist, within the Hollard Specialist Liabilities, Centre of Excellence.

Dec 12, 2016

The spy in an executive's pocket: the cellphone

Every cellphone and tablet user in business needs to be highly aware, says Ryan van de Coolwijk, Cyber Insurance Product Manager at Hollard Broker Markets.

Sep 30, 2016

An attacker's perspective on beating phishing

New entrant to cyber security in South Africa, Zenoic tells us how to beat phishing from an attacker's point of view.

Sep 15, 2016

Adjust insurance and rise to the challenge

The use of technology in the financial services industry is accompanied by the new age crime challenges that come with it.

Aug 31, 2015

Cyber insurance unpacked

As opposed to just covering the insured for direct financial losses, cyber insurance policies cover the resultant expenses of a breach, says Ryan van de Coolwijk, director at CyGeist.


Companies ramp up cyber liability strategies

South African companies are seeking protection through cyber insurance in ever-larger numbers, says Marsh Africa.


Incident response in a can

Cyber insurance is about surviving a breach.


Cyber insurance: quantifying data breaches

Coverage for cyber insurance clients includes direct financial losses and the resultant expenses of a breach, says Natalie van de Coolwijk, MD of CyGeist.

Aug 26, 2014

Cyber vs tech professional indemnity insurance

There is definite value to be gained from having both policies or by having a policy which essentially combines both covers, says?Natalie van de Coolwijk,?MD of CyGeist.


Cyber, professional indemnity insurance - where's the overlap?

Professional indemnity policies do not provide any of the first-party cover offered by a cyber insurance policy, say CyGeist and SHA.

May 28, 2014

Natalie van de Coolwijk: Interest grows in cyber insurance

More entities are asking for insurance quotes to cover themselves if they have a data breach, ITWeb Security Summit delegates heard.