|04 April, 2019

Union Insurance Company Hosts 'Cyber Risk Insurance' Seminar

First educational seminar in the UAE on Cyber Insurance

Dubai: Union Insurance Company, one of the leading providers of innovative customer-focused insurance solutions to individuals and organizations in the region, announced that it has held today the first educational insurance seminar in the UAE on insurance for cyber risks.  

Highlighting the threats of the widespread cybercrimes and the associated financial losses, the seminar brought together world renowned reinsurers and distinguished experts to raise awareness of the different types, frequency and sophistication of cyber exposures.  

“In the current business digital transformation era, organizations become more vulnerable to cyberattacks that pose risk to their financial stability,” said  Abdul Muttaleb Al Jaedi, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Union Insurance Company. “We aim through this seminar to stress on the importance of achieving cyber resilience.”

The seminar addressed the three types of cyber coverage ; damage to digital assets, business interruption and liability towards third parties including remediation cost incurred by the company; and it also covered various regional and global claims.

“The seminar provides an open platform for exchanging knowledge and sharing best practices for developing a cyber risk management strategy that protects cyber assets and critical data,” said Usman Khadmi, President of General Insurance, Union Insurance Company. “With the nature of cybercrimes changing by the day, organizations need to ensure that their assets are protected from all threats throughout the entire life cycle of a cyberattack.”

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About Union Insurance
Union Insurance is licensed by the UAE Insurance Authority and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, and has its corporate office in Dubai. It was established in 1998 with paid-up capital of over AED 330 million. The company provides a comprehensive range of retail and commercial insurance products to clients in the UAE and the Middle East region. (www.unioninsurance.ae)

For further information, please contact Riham Osama or Hadin Hasan at:
+971 4 3787 777 or
email: riham.o@unioninsurance.ae  or hadin.h@unioninsurance.ae 

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