Elizabeth Blosfield, Insurance Journal

Elizabeth Blosfield

Insurance Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Elizabeth:

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

The Insuring Cyber Podcast: Is Ransomware at a Turning Point?

Although reports indicate ransomware activity has been quieter than usual to start the year, experts say that likely won't last for long. "What we see is → Read More

Hey Siri, What’s Next for AI and Robotics in Insurance?

A lot has changed in the world of automation since Apple first launched its virtual assistant, Siri, on October 4, 2011. It's a date that musician, → Read More

Preparing for InsurTech’s Second Act: Embedded Insurance

The insurtech industry has been around for about a decade, and experts say that while it has succeeded in bringing new entrants into the industry, it has → Read More

From Pandemic to Cyber War, Clear Policy Wording Is Key for Insurers

Insurers and insureds alike agree that clear policy wording will be the path forward in dealing with concerns about cyber war in the wake of the → Read More

Crypto Renaissance? Experts Say Renewed Interest in Digital Tokens is Sparking Insurance Conversations

Experts say there's been a resurgence of interest in cryptocurrency during the pandemic, and along with it, growing demand for insurance in the space. "I → Read More

What to Know About Hacktivism and Its Role in Global Conflict

A specific type of cyber threat has made its way to the front of the conversation in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and experts say it could → Read More

Capacity Crunch in Cyber Expected to Continue, Says CyberCube’s Baker

Cyber insurance is experiencing a capacity crunch right now, and although that is expected to continue through at least the end of the year, it's not all → Read More

Riding the Wave of InsurTech 3.0: What It Takes to Not Just Survive, But Thrive

As the InsurTech industry approaches the next wave of innovation, experts say this could mean navigating rough waters. "I believe what you're going to see → Read More

Lions Versus Gazelles: The Evolution of the Web and Its Risks, Opportunities

It's often said that cyber risks are constantly evolving, so to keep up, cybersecurity technology has to change with it. Lou Steinberg, founder and → Read More

Creating Harmony: What Cyber, Insurance Pros Can Learn from Music

Music may not be the first thing that comes to mind when considering the cybersecurity and insurance industries, but these industries could have more in → Read More

Triple Threat: Ransomware Criminals Add Data Theft, Manipulation to Encryption Tactics

Ransomware criminals are adding even more tools to their toolboxes, and companies are finding it harder to stay on top of the trends, according to guests → Read More

War in Ukraine Renews Questions Around Likelihood, Insurability of Cyber War

Since Russia launched a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine on February 24, questions have resurfaced about the likelihood of a global cyber war. → Read More

Experts Confirm Cyber Incidents Up Since Invasion of Ukraine; Insurance Underwriters Adapting

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, the number of cyber incidents in the U.S. has increased, and underwriters will need to adapt, according to a panel → Read More

Cowbell Cyber Raises $100M in Latest Series B Funding

Cowbell Cyber, a provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), secured $100 million in capital in its latest series B funding → Read More

Education Providers Face Challenges With Growth in Cyber Threats, Insurance Costs

As cyber threats have continued to grow, one segment of the market that has been especially impacted is education, according to guests on the most recent → Read More

More Than a Conversation: Experts Say Building Diversity Means Taking Action

The cybersecurity and insurance industries have been talking about prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion for a while, but Larry Whiteside, → Read More