target audience: TECH SUPPLIER Publication date: Jun 2023 - Document type: IDC Survey Spotlight - Doc Document number: # US50833122
Why Is a Security Assessment Required by Cyberinsurers?
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights the reason for the requirement of security assessment by cyberinsurers.
In a recent IDC survey regarding trends for security operations centers in the market, the following trends emerged:
- Cyberinsurers have been requiring cybersecurity assessments since the inception of cyberinsurance.
- Cyberinsurers are beginning to leverage external cybersecurity services providers to conduct assessment.
- Cyberinsurer self-assessment questionnaires have proved to be less than adequate to determine the appropriate level of risk of a potential.