Wachstum und Veränderung im Zeichen der Digitalisierung

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Policy Paper No. 7/ Dezember 2017

Cyber Insurance as a Contribution to IT Risk Management

An Analysis of the Market for Cyber Insurance in Germany


Constance Baban, Yvonne Gruchmann, Christopher Paun, Anna Peters, Tim H. Stuchtey

Digitalization promises enormous gains in productivity but comes with significant cyber risks. In order to make full use of its potential, certain downsides of digitalization need to be properly addressed. This study focuses on one particular aspect of risk management: cyber insurance. It examines the German cyber insurance market in particular and shows potential for significant growth of this market.

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ISSN: 2194-2412