How insurers work with cyber experts to help prevent attacks

John Moore, Senior Underwriter & Financial Lines Manager at Delta Insurance, talks to Ksenia Stepanova from Insurance Business about insurers’ increasing use of cyber experts: Although insurance is commonly seen as something that only comes into play after a loss, an increasing emphasis is being placed on pre-loss and prevention strategies – especially when it … [Read more…]

Drones a game changer for the construction sector

Delta CEO Craig Kirk writes about the transformational qualities of UAVs for the construction industry in the following article in Construction News. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones, as they’re popularly known – have gone from being a fancy photographic toy to an almost ubiquitous part of the landscape. From early uses in a … [Read more…]

Men are from underwriting, women are from claims

Petra Lucioli, conference speaker and claims manager with Delta Insurance, spoke to exclusively to Insurance Business about her experience as a woman working in the insurance market. With nearly 20 years’ experience in liability claims management in the UK and New Zealand, Lucioli says she found her niche in claims, where she was surrounded by many other … [Read more…]

A single global ransomware attack could cost businesses almost $200bn

A global ransomware cyber-attack could cost $193bn and affect more than 600,000 businesses worldwide, according to a new report from the Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project, the Singapore-based public-private initiative that assesses cyber risks, to which Delta Insurance contributed to via Lloyd’s, one of the founding members. The report, Bashe Attack: Global infection by contagious … [Read more…]

Delta proud to sponsor New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

Delta is proud to be a sponsor of the 2019 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. The Awards are a platform for recognising the best of our technology industries, celebrating New Zealand’s most successful high-tech companies and highest achieving individuals, promoting high-tech successes and extending New Zealand’s hi-tech profile beyond the technology sector. The New Zealand technology sector … [Read more…]

Top ten cybersecurity predictions for 2019

Next year is already shaping up to be a cybersecurity headache for researchers and businesses alike. Here are our predictions for the year ahead. 1. Business Continuity Planning A decade or two late for some organisations, cybersecurity is now considered a key business risk by the board. 2019 will see this trend accelerate as boards … [Read more…]

Delta sponsors NZ Fintech Summit 2018

Delta Insurance was proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2018 NZ Fintech Summit produced by Finnotec in collaboration with FinTechNZ. The event was designed for the financial services and innovation community and sought to showcase the latest financial technology thought leadership from New Zealand as well as globally. It will also unravelled the … [Read more…]

New Delta Insurance whitepaper takeaways: Insure your ideas to stop others from suing you for them

Delta recently featured in Idealog’s Innovation issue, talking to Technology Editor Ben Mack on how businesses can best protect their competitive advantage in Intellectual Property: Haven’t insured your innovations and/or business ideas yet? You probably should – especially if the findings of Delta Insurance’s new comprehensive whitepaper on intellectual property in New Zealand are anything … [Read more…]

NZ companies urged to step up their protection of their intellectual property

The Morning Report business team on Radio New Zealand National interviewed General Manager Craig Kirk on the recent disturbing trends with patent trolls and counterfeiting and the steps New Zealand business needs to take to be able to defend their intellectual property. Andrew McCrae reports: New Zealand companies are increasingly being challenged to defend their … [Read more…]