New connector to Google Workspace provides real-time cyber risk insights for Google customers seeking cyber insurance
Pleasanton, California, November 9, 2022 /PR Newswire/ — cowbellis a leading provider of cyber insurance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and today announced the launch of a connector for Google Workspace. Access inside-out data and real-time risk insights from Google’s collaboration and productivity applications (Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Meet, Chat, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.) within Google Workspace with connectors I can do it. Cowbell was the first insurer to specifically incorporate Google Workspace security configuration data into its overall risk assessment model.
Real-time awareness of cyber risks associated with email and collaboration tools in the cloud, as email remains one of the primary attack vectors for cybercriminals to steal credentials and launch cyberattacks, including ransomware attacks. Insight is important. Verizon’s 2022 Data Breach Investigations ReportAdding security configuration insights from Google Workspace helps Cowbell reduce the frequency and severity of cyber incidents. At the same time, Cowbell’s policyholders receive valuable insights and better insurability uniquely tailored to technology deployments.
“Millions of businesses in the US use Google Workspace. We’ve been able to build a cyber insurance experience that encourages our customers to pay attention to how they use Google collaboration tools that enable their business to succeed.” I am proud of Jessica NewmanDirector of Strategic Technology Alliances at Cowbell Cyber.
Cowbell Connectors allow policyholders and cyber insurance applicants to activate connections to specific infrastructure (in this case Google) to gain deeper insight into their organization’s risk profile. Google Workspace’s connectors are built on APIs published by Google and have read-only access to security configuration data subject to all security requirements of the published APIs. Policyholders who utilize Google Workspace to activate the connector are eligible for a 5% premium her credit.
The Google connector adds to Cowbell’s existing strong portfolio of connectors available to policyholders. Cowbell recently announced adaptive cyber insurance. It transforms cyber coverage from static to dynamic, enabling it to adapt to current and future threats. Policies can now evolve more frequently than annually to stay aligned with policyholder cyber exposures, avoid coverage gaps and bring full transparency to renewal terms across policy terms. I was. Accessing inside-out data through connectors is key to this new way of experiencing cyber insurance.
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Cowbell is a pioneer in Adaptive Cyber Insurance and a leader in providing SMEs with adaptive insurance for current and future threats and advanced warning of cyber risk exposure. With a unique AI-based approach to risk selection and pricing, her Cowbell continuous underwriting platform, powered by Cowbell Factors, shortens the insurance process from application to issuance in less than 5 minutes. Cowbell is backed by 15+ AM Best A- rated (re)insurance partners and serves his 50 US states and US small businesses. District of ColumbiaFounded in 2019, Cowbell is San Francisco Bay Area employees across the United States, Canadaand the United Kingdom For more information, please visit https://cowbell.insure/.
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