The KYND Podcast
Episode 006 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Cyber Risk Management vs Cyber Insurance - is one better than the other?

Episode 006 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Cyber Risk Management vs Cyber Insurance - is one better than the other?

December 2, 2020

With an astonishing 88% of UK businesses experiencing a cyber breach in the last 12 months, the importance of a proactive approach to cybersecurity has never been greater. But between 'Cyber Insurance' and 'Cyber Risk Management' - which is actually better when it comes to safeguarding your business from digital threats? To find out the answer, we've invited KYND's Broker Expert, Ben Duffy, and our very special guest William Wright, partner at Paragon, to share their invaluable insights and expert advice in the latest episode of the KYND Podcast.

The areas covered include:

  • The importance of cyber risk management in the current cyber threat landscape
  • The role of cyber insurance in managing and mitigating cyber risks
  • The benefits of a holistic approach in achieving effective cyber resilience
  • The proactive steps companies should take to mitigate the risks

At KYND, we're always here to help! If you would like to find out more about how KYND can help protect your business against the ever-evolving threat landscape, please get in touch.

Episode 005 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Does the construction industry need cyber insurance?

Episode 005 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Does the construction industry need cyber insurance?

October 28, 2020

With the rise of cyber-attacks now costing firms billions globally, are construction businesses also in the crosshairs of cybercriminals? In the latest episode of #TheKYNDPodcast our Head of Business Development, Ben Francis, and our very special guests - David Garrad and Laurence Owens from Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions, join us to share their expert insights into the most significant cyber threats posing substantial risks to the construction industry.

The areas covered include:

  •  What makes the construction sector an attractive target for cybercriminals
  • Real-life cyber-attack examples on high-profile construction companies and its far-reaching impacts
  • The crucial benefits of having tailor-made cyber insurance in the event of a cyber incident or breach
  • The proactive steps companies should take to mitigate the risks

At KYND, we're always here to help! If you would like to find out more about how KYND can help protect your business against the ever-evolving threat landscape, please get in touch.

Episode 004 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: KYND’s secret sauce and a little of what we have learned while trying to create it

Episode 004 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: KYND’s secret sauce and a little of what we have learned while trying to create it

September 30, 2020

In the latest episode of the KYND #StopTheBad Podcast, our CTO, Luke Wilson-Mawer and Head of Engineering, Paulo Ferreira joined Melanie Hayes to go back in time to where it all started, delving into some of the biggest challenges faced when building the innovative cyber risk technology, and give a fascinating glimpse into the powerful technology that powers KYND. Tune in now to find out more!

At KYND, we're always here to help! If you would like to find out more about how KYND’s pioneering technology can help protect your business against ever-evolving cyber threats, just get in touch.

Episode 003 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Fraud and cyber vulnerabilities in UK independent schools

Episode 003 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Fraud and cyber vulnerabilities in UK independent schools

September 24, 2020

Following the recent release of KYND’s research into "Fraud and vulnerabilities impacting the Top 200 UK Independent Schools", produced with Crowe UK and the University of Portsmouth's Centre for Counter Fraud Studies, we invited KYND's Head of Product and Operations, Tom Fry, and our special guest Eoghan Daly, Crowe UK's Director of Forensic Services, to analyse the disturbing findings of the research and share their expert advice to help you and your business counteract the increasing risks of similar threats.

The areas covered include: 

  • What exactly makes private schools a particularly attractive niche for cybercriminals
  • Email impersonation scams and what steps to take to avoid falling victim to email spoofing
  • The ever-evolving threat of ransomware 
  • The risks of running outdated software or services with well-known vulnerabilities 

At KYND, we're always here to help, so if you're concerned about any of the areas discussed in our podcast, and want to know on how we can help your business stay protected - please get in touch.

Episode 002 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Why cyber insurance is a necessity, not a luxury!

Episode 002 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Why cyber insurance is a necessity, not a luxury!

July 21, 2020
In this week's podcast, listen to our latest discussion with Ben Duffy, KYND's Broker Expert, and our special guest Carl Oliver, Beazley's Cyber Underwriter, on why cyber insurance is no longer an optional luxury for businesses of all sizes, and how the right cover can benefit in bolstering your business' cyber resilience.

The areas covered include:

  • Why cyber insurance is often seen as a low priority to SMEs
  • The myth of SMEs' immunity against cybercrime, and the risks they're facing
  • The steps organisations should take to mitigate the risks
  • Key considerations for purchasing the right cyber insurance
At KYND, we're always here to help! If you would like to find out more about how KYND can help protect your business against ever-evolving cyber threats, please get in touch.
Episode 001 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Ransomware

Episode 001 The KYND #StopTheBad Podcast: Ransomware

July 2, 2020

In this first episode of the KYND #StopTheBad Podcast, Andy Thomas, KYND's CEO, and cyber expert and author Gareth Fraser-King joined Melanie Hayes to discuss the growing risk of ransomware attacks, how to understand exactly how cybercriminals can exploit an organisation's vulnerabilities, and what measures businesses should put in place to curb ransomware.

The areas covered included:

  • What actually is ransomware and the ways it operates 
  • Real-life ransomware examples and its far-reaching impacts
  • The most prevalent ransomware attack methods
  • The steps organisations should take to mitigate the risk of ransomware attacks

At KYND, we're always here to help! If you would like to find out more about how to defend yourself and your business against the growing threat of ransomware, check out our recent blog.

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