Cyber Risk and Insurance


The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice is calling for papers for a special issue exploring cyber risk and insurance.

We encourage you to submit contributions related to the following areas:

  • definition, assessment, costs, and detrimental effects of cyber risk
  • modelling, empirical analysis, and management of cyber risk
  • innovative ways to manage cyber risk through insurance
  • the impacts of cyber risk on society and individuals
  • cyber terrorism, cyberwarfare and State sponsored cyber activity
  • insurability of cyber risk
  • (re)insurance markets and insurance products to cover cyber risk
  • validity of the CL380 clause — fit for purpose or ready for progression and clarity
  • regulatory demands and global macro-prudential standards for cyber risk
  • public-private partnership in creating cyber risk insurance pools
  • maturity path of the cyber insurance market
  • perception of cyber risk and cyber insurance
  • data availability and cyber underwriting decisions
  • clinical research and field study on cyber risk events

Suggestions for other topics will be considered by the editor.

Guest editor for this special issue: Prof. M. Martin Boyer (Power Corporation of Canada Research Chair at HEC Montréal).

Deadline: 16th of September 2019


Papers should be submitted electronically via the website of The Geneva Papers here.
All contributions will go through a peer review process. More information on The Geneva Papers is available here.
For further information on this special issue, please contact Sandra Postle.