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SMEs aren’t immune: a lesson in cyber security insurance

When hackers are capable of stealing from a company without even stepping foot on the premises, it’s understandable why so many are taking cyber threats more seriously.

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The top 7 cyber security risks for businesses in New Zealand

The number of cyber attacks has boomed in New Zealand. In Q1 of 2018 alone, there was a 34 per cent increase in incidents from the end of 2017. The victims? It’s not just limited to individuals; small business is the target of 43 per cent of cybercrime. To stay secure, here are the greatest cyber threats business owners need to consider when setting up their security measures.

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6 checks to avoid a cookie cutter cyber crime insurance policy

Cyber crime insurance is still an emerging field of insurance. With many providers still coming to terms with the risks and costs involved, it is important to do your due diligence to ensure their policies will meet your needs.

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What does a good cyber insurance policy look like?

For a start, it’s comprehensive. The fallout from a cyber attack can last long after the incident itself, so it pays to make sure your business is adequately covered. Here are the key features to look for in a cyber insurance policy.

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Cautionary tales: the cost of cyber attacks in New Zealand

In the past, our island nation felt safe in the security of our isolation. As the internet of things expanded, the boundaries of business eroded more and more, New Zealand companies adopted technologies and connected to the online world. However, for all its benefits, it also brought a new threat: cyber crime.

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The 5 levels of cancer protection

When we’re young, we like to think we’re invincible. Despite its prevalence in older populations, cancer can strike at any age. And having the key insurance policies in place—medical, trauma, income, life and total permanent disability—can help shoulder some of the stress and financial burden that comes with such a life-changing diagnosis. 

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BRAVEday’s tenacity helps secure second cancer insurance claim

Every year when the bills for their health, trauma and life insurance came around, Dona's husband would grumble at the cost and swear it would be the last year they’d pay before she would convince him otherwise. In 2016, she was glad they did. 

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BRAVEday helps New Zealanders claim over $480k in medical insurance

We might be small, but we’re still making a big difference to Kiwis affected by health issues. In the last financial year, we have helped our clients claim over $480,000 in medical insurance. This was part of the record-breaking $1.454 billion medical claims lodged from March 2017 to March 2018.

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What cancer screenings does medical insurance cover?

Early detection is critical when it comes to fighting cancer, and regular cancer screenings play a crucial role. However, not all screenings are publicly funded and often subsidised screenings don’t kick in until a certain age, leaving everyone else wondering where they stand.

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Insuring against cancer: is private health insurance worth it?

Cancer is New Zealand’s biggest killer. Every year, it claims over 9,500 Kiwi lives. Each day, an average of 63 new cancer cases are registered. What’s more, by 2035 the number of people it affects is expected to increase by 50 per cent. While we can’t cure cancer (yet), we can be prepared for it.

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