Sudhakar Ramakrishna hadn’t officially started with SolarWinds when the company learned it suffered one of the largest data breaches in history — affecting Fortune 500 companies and top government agencies.
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the threat and likelihood of cyber security breaches for organizations, Munich Re’s 2020 cyber risk report found. Despite the growing risk of cyber attacks, companies and organizations are still not utilizing cyber coverage to its fullest advantage.
In their annual risk report, Allianz reported that the risk of pandemic outbreak skyrocketed to the top of 2020’s largest risks. Other risks that are usually ranked high, including business interruption and cyber risk, became even more prominent amid COVID-19.
If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that risk does not discriminate, it does not care about economic status, race, gender, or nationality. To face the new level of complex risks and uncertainties facing our global markets, more innovative and resilient risk management models are needed in 2021 and beyond.