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Cyber and data risks

 Markel UK’s cyber and data risks cover has been specifically designed to protect against both liabilities and the policyholder’s own losses, including legal, IT security and regulatory costs.

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.

WHY MARKEL?

  • Robust and transparent insurance solutions backed by unrivalled support services, such as tax and legal support
  • 5-star rating for Claims & Quality of Cover**
  • ‘A’-rated insurance company
  • Multi-award-winning claims team

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.

What does Cyber cover?

Additional addenda are included for court attendance, PR crisis management, ICO and PCI investigations (including fines and penalties).

Cover is provided under one insuring clause, with both cyber liability and ‘first party’ covers under three headings:
general liability
Data protection
cyber
Cyber risks
fintech
Network interruption

Industry-driven solutions

Cyber and data risks cover is available exclusively as part of the following Markel UK policies:

Additional services*

Clients also have access to additional services to help policyholders navigate everyday challenges. Depending on your coverage, you can opt in or add services you need for an additional cost.
cyber
Cyber helpline

Access practical, jargon-free advice from cyber experts advising on issues such as understanding software security and vulnerabilities, as well as building disaster recovery plans.

management liability
PR crisis management

Expert guidance and advice on dealing with the media where a claim has the potential to result in adverse press attention. We’ll evaluate the situation and provide the necessary guidance and personal support.

*Please refer to your policy for exact services included. Learn more.

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