Elizabeth Blosfield, Insurance Journal

Elizabeth Blosfield

Insurance Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Insurance Journal
Past:
  • Claims Journal

Recent articles by Elizabeth:

Shopping Safely: Managing Cybersecurity, Insurance in E-Commerce

Online retailers will need to remain as resilient as possible to combat increasing cyber crime in the wake of a pandemic surge in online shopping, → Read More

Conning: Embedded Insurance Market Could Exceed $70B in Premium by 2030

Embedded insurance – a concept in which insurance is wrapped into the purchase of a product at the point of sale - could exceed $70 billion in premium by → Read More

The Insuring Cyber Podcast’s Most Listened Episodes of 2022

From the next wave of InsurTech to diversity and inclusion within the cybersecurity and insurance industries to bias within artificial intelligence → Read More

Root Investigating at Least $9.5M Unauthorized Payments by Former Employee

Technology company Root Inc., the Columbus, Ohio-based parent company of Root Insurance, is conducting an internal investigation into a series of payments → Read More

Bridging the Insurtech Divide with Data in 2023

The magic word to bridge a widening gap between successful and underperforming insurtechs in 2023 is "data," according to a group of insurtech experts who → Read More

What to Know About an Unlikely Vector for Cyber Threats: Household Pets

Pets can make a great addition to the family, bringing positivity and warmth to a household, but the digital devices associated with them could be a → Read More

Could Recent NotPetya Case Outcomes Pressure Insurers to Reword War Exclusions?

With recent news of multinational food and beverage company Mondelez International settling its lawsuit against its insurer Zurich American Insurance → Read More

Training the Next Generation of Cyber Ninjas with Continuing Education

As cyber attack methods are constantly evolving, guests on this episode of The Insuring Cyber Podcast offered their best advice for how to evolve with → Read More

What Cyber Underwriters Miss: Small Businesses Aren’t Using MFA Correctly, Advisen Panel Says

As cyber threat actors continue to innovate and find new ways to increase their odds of success, panelists at the 2022 Advisen Cyber Risk Insights → Read More

Building the Workforce of Tomorrow with K-12 Cybersecurity Education

Cybersecurity is becoming more important in an increasingly digital world, and experts agree that good cybersecurity starts with a good education. As the → Read More

Learning to Time Travel: Why Insurers Should Embrace Both the Future and the Past

The first insurance company in the U.S., The Friendly Society, was established in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1735, according to the Insurance → Read More

How to Avoid Being a ‘Sitting Duck’ During a Disaster-Related Ransomware Attack

Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, had a slow start this year but has begun ramping up as Hurricane Fiona made its way → Read More

Deeper Roots: How the Latino Community Is Strengthening the Cyber Insurance Workforce

The root level is the highest permission level of access to a computer system, and most cybersecurity professionals work hard to ensure criminals don't → Read More

Beyond Zeros and Ones: When Cyber Attacks Become Physical

When people think of cyber attacks, they might think of things like phishing, ransomware or data theft. But increasingly, something called cyber-physical → Read More

What the COVID-19 Digital Threat Landscape is Teaching Insurers Post-Roe

The digital threat landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching insurers and other companies some valuable lessons about digital privacy in the wake of → Read More

Flexibility Is Key for Insurers Managing Inflationary Challenges

Inflation likely won't subside anytime soon, and insurers will need to be proactive and flexible if they want to stay on top of the challenges, said Keith → Read More

How Should Insurers Be Thinking About Digital Privacy Post-Roe v. Wade?

The U.S. Supreme Court's June overturning of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision protecting women's constitutional right to an abortion has brought with it → Read More

Inside Out: How Exit Crime, Insider Threats Are Creating Challenges for Insurers

There has been a lot of talk about how insurance companies are increasingly falling victim to outside cyber attacks, but the risk of insider threats can → Read More

NEXT, Thimble Latest Insurtechs to Announce Layoffs This Year

NEXT Insurance and Thimble are the latest insurtechs to lay off part of their workforce this year, with NEXT citing challenging economic conditions and → Read More

Despite Growing Pressures, Most Cyber Insurers Won’t Exit: Survey

The cyber insurance sector has been tested recently with growing ransomware attacks, rising premiums, and more sophisticated threat actors, but that isn't → Read More