Insurance Risk North America: Test data security, US insurers warned

Skull and crossbones key

Insurers should be conducting a cyber attack penetration test exercise on their organisations in the face of increasing threat from cyber attacks.

John Langione, chief risk officer at QBE North America, said that the emerging data security risk "scared" him and should be scaring others too.

"For any of you who haven't done so yet, I recommend you conduct an attack and penetration [test] of your organisation and see what those results are if you want to get a little bit frightened of what could p