Filed Under:Agent Broker, E&S/Specialty Business

IQ: FBI Says Cyber Risks to Surpass Terror Risks

Security officials see cybercrimes nearing the most dangerous of our nation’s concerns, with cyber-threats expected to soon surpass terrorism threats, according to FBI Director Robert Mueller. 

FBI officials are looking to combat crimes ranging from mortgage and health care fraud to child pornography and terror recruitments. These threats are posed by organized cybercriminals, rogue hackers and unfriendly foreign governments.

Private companies often see cyber-threats first. Soon, Mueller said, there will only be two types of companies left: “Those that have been hacked, and those that will be.”

For more on cyber liability, read these stories at

Featured Video

Most Recent Videos

Video Library ››

Top Story

6 tips to avoid accidents on Black Friday — and Black Sunday

Just because the turkey's been eaten doesn't mean the rest of the weekend is without risk.

Top Story

20 most popular vehicles of 2015, ranked from worst to best for insurance cost

Agents can help their customers figure out if they are getting their money's worth.

More Resources


eNewsletter Sign Up

Specialty Markets Insight eNewsletter

Receive updates and analyses on hard to place and challenging coverages. Sign Up Now!

Mobile Phone

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.