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Markel Insurance

Cyber liability insurance

Cyber threats can emerge from a cyber-attack, theft or loss of data, unauthorised system access, or the adverse consequences that arise from email, website and social media misuse, at any time. Markel’s cyber risks cover has been specifically designed to protect against both liabilities and the policyholder’s own losses, including legal, IT security and regulatory costs.

This product is available via our e-trading system, and brokers can complete the proposal form located in the 'key documents' section or visit the e-trading platform for an easy, online quote.


SMEs can expect comprehensive insurance protection against their organisation’s cyber risks, plain English documentation and we work hard to make sure our claims service is of the highest quality. Brokers seeking to cover for their clients can expect fast access to specialist sector underwriters able to react quickly to information and quote requests.


By providing suite of business support services, we offer more than just insurance cover to SMEs seeking cyber liability insurance cover. In order to assist with risk management and help prevent claims, Markel cyber risks policyholders can contact our cyber risks helpline. Here, they can obtain expert legal and technical IT security guidance on issues arising from cyber and data protection risks.

With Markel, you can Expect More.

Policyholder resources

To view additional services which may be available to you, visit the policyholder resources page.

Policyholder resources

Rated by our customers

Markel has a maximum five-star rating for overall service experience across the entire insurance policy lifecycle.

Why should you choose Markel
A client of mine recently suffered a cyber-attack. Markel’s Claims and Cyber team responded really quickly by triaging the threat and working closely with my client’s IT team to fix the issue.
Stephen Hegarty, Associate Director - BJP Insurance Brokers

Our commitment to brokers

Excellent service through our regional offices

Online transactional capability and broker portal

Marketing capabilities through Engine Room

Best-in-class support from our value-added services