Today is International Data Privacy Day. A day identified to highlight just how important data protection is in our daily lives and how vulnerable we can be if not vigilant on the daily tasks we have before us. January also happens to be the beginning of tax season for hackers. W-2 phishing scams, which target both corporations and individuals, are included in the larger threat umbrella known as “Business Communication Compromises” (BCC). These threats have become more and more sophisticated over the years and in 2019 the FBI reported $1.7 Billion in losses from BEC events. Corporations are targeted in…


When Resilience decided to enter the insurance market, it was because we saw an opportunity to bring together our team’s unique expertise in the dual pillars of cybersecurity and underwriting to secure organizations against evolving digital threats. Nowhere is this more true than in the face of rising ransomware threats, where we believe our knowledge and data on actual insurance breaches can help customers build a cost effective way to protect their business. We even provide funding for clients to tackle their most pressing cyber risks, thus lowering the likelihood of an insurance claim. …


With many shoppers eschewing in-person stores this year due to Covid-19, experts are predicting that Cyber Monday and the entire online holiday shopping season will see record amounts of traffic. Before you hit Add to Cart, make sure that your personal cybersecurity protocols are ready for all that retail therapy with these quick tips!

1. Shop on secure sites (look for the lock!)

Security should be the foundation of your shopping habits so make sure that your favorite e-commerce sites are secure by looking for the lock icon in the URL bar and making sure the sites start with HTTPS instead of HTTP. Secure websites help protect…


For our last personal story of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month we’re speaking with Killian Brady, Arceo’s Vice President of Insurance, who reminds us that it always comes down to people, process, and technology (people first!).

What brought you to cybersecurity/cyber insurance?

I studied political science in college and had plans to go to law school but wanted to get some real-life work experience first. Insurance seemed like an amazing opportunity because it presented a chance to work at the intersection of law and business and would give me a good foundation on which to start a career in either field.

Specializing in cyber insurance and the…


Cybersecurity and cyber insurance can, at times, feel overly impersonal but at their heart, they are industries fueled by actual people. The Arceo team will be sharing personal stories from our team all month long as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Today we’re chatting with Samantha Disabella, Arceo’s Senior Underwriter.

What brought you to cybersecurity/cyber insurance?

I studied marketing and communications in college, but after I graduated, was still unsure what I wanted for my career. After a conversation with a friend who was an underwriter, I decided to look into insurance. I started out as an underwriting assistant and ultimately ended up on the…


Awareness goes beyond tips so as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Arceo team will be sharing personal stories of how we got our start in cyber insurance and what keeps us passionate about helping our customers!

Today we’re chatting with Vic Marchetti, Arceo’s Vice President of Distribution.

What brought you to cybersecurity/cyber insurance?

I’d studied finance and management in college but a few years after I graduated made a shift to insurance. My dad is in the insurance industry so in some ways, I always knew that long term, insurance would lead to great career opportunities.

When I shifted to insurance I started in…


October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. As part of our efforts to raise awareness, the Arceo team will be sharing stories all month long about how we got involved in cyber insurance and what awareness means to us.

Today we’re chatting with Sean Gremillion, Arceo’s Vice President of Underwriting.

What brought you to the field of cyber insurance?

In college, I initially enrolled in organizational leadership but Illinois State University has a nationally recognized insurance and risk management program so I joined that as well. After graduation, I joined a firm with an underwriting-focused early career development program and had a choice of three different business units, one of…


In some of our recent blog posts, the Arceo team has written about the most common threat vectors at work as well as ways to make sure you and your team maintain your cybersecurity, but one of the best ways to maintain cybersecurity is by creating a culture of cyber resilience in your workplace. Today we’ll share 5 tips from our own team for making sure your workplace has a cyber secure culture in place — and has the tools to maintain that culture in the face of risk.

1. Keep your cybersecurity protocols up to date and be transparent with changes

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again — a…


Defining cybersecurity processes within your workplace is one of the most important steps towards building a culture of cybersecurity but you may be asking yourself — how do go about building a cybersecurity team? Should I hire a CISO or CSO? What role does my CEO play? What even is a CRO? You’re not alone in feeling a bit overwhelmed when it comes to building a team within your organization so we’ve pulled together a quick guide to getting started. …


Chances are the first word that comes to mind when you think of the US military isn’t “entrepreneurial.” But reality is that this isn’t your parents’ military. Today’s veterans came of age after 9/11 and are just as likely to have spent their service negotiating with a local magistrate or installing drip irrigation in a village as serving in combat. To succeed in today’s military, leaders must be determined, flexible, and compassionate. They must be able to lead diverse groups of women and men, while also being able to adapt to unforeseen circumstances in unfamiliar environments — all skills that…

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