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Handelsblatt Global Edition

 •  September 21

As a new growth market emerges to hedge against cyberattacks, insurers are seeking government backup to cap their exposure. One day last June, Søren Skou, the chief executive of container shipping giant Maersk, was stunned to find the group’s entire global IT system had been paralyzed by a cyberattack. It took days to get all systems running again,...

When secret services and professional hackers attack companies, private task forces armed with advanced tech tools swoop in to root them out. The recent Petya and WannaCry cyber attacks that paralyzed computers across the globe, demanding ransom money to recover data, drove home the threat posed by hackers. Yet cyber security teams were able to...

Two out of three German hospitals have already been the victims of cyber crime, according to a new study. In May, 40 British hospitals were hit by a global ransomware attack. Individual German hospitals have also suffered cyber attacks. At the Lukas Hospital in Neuss, malware blocked access to the hard drives in IT systems. Operations had to be...