Insurers have estimated the global damages from cyber attacks

Страховщики подсчитали мировой ущерб от кибератак

The real scale of the consequences from such attacks is difficult to calculate, the highlight of Lloyd’s of London.

Last year, companies worldwide lost about $ 450 billion due to cyber attacks. This is stated in the survey of the insurance market Lloyd’s of London. The Corporation specialists have tried to predict the scale of economic losses from a possible global cyber attack under several scenarios.

The report provides average figures, since the real scale of the consequences from such attacks is difficult to calculate, the document says.

According to the study, one attack on the cloud service providers and their customers, which will lead to the disruption of work of the enterprises, the world economy could lose $ 4.6 billion. If we are talking about a major attack, this figure may amount to 53.1 billion dollars. If a cyber attack will last long and will be amazed by the network the greater part of the organizations, the damage can reach 121,4 billion.

If the attack is infected by a computer network which is used by companies around the world, the damage to the economy can range from 9.7 billion to 28.7 billion dollars.

The insurance covers only 7-17% of losses from these cyberrisks, the report said.

“As the cyber threat grows, the demand for cybertronia increases. Team Lloyd’s of London estimates that the global market cybertronia is 3-3,5 billion dollars”, – stated in the report.

According to the company, the premium insurers on cibertribunal in 2016 increase of 35% compared to the year 2015.

Earlier the UK said that the Russian authorities can put an end to cyber-attacks.

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