Consumer indifference is still a challenge for personal cyber insurers


Only about one in 10 connected Americans say they have insurance to help them recover from a cyberattack. And close to half do not know whether they have this protection, according to the Insurance Information Institute and J.D. Power 2020 Consumer Cyber Insurance and Security Spotlight Survey℠. Because of consumer confusion about their current cyber coverage, and the persistent idea that consumers are unwilling to pay more, insurers are faced with a challenge. They need to find a way to educate and inform consumers about the benefits of personal cyber insurance, and its value for helping them recover from thousands of dollars in personal losses after an attack.


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