Cracking the cyber code

As insurers strive to access the untapped potential of the cyber market, a number of factors…


Breaching the flood insurance barrier

As the reauthorization date for the National Flood Insurance Program looms, EXPOSURE considers how…


A burgeoning opportunity

As traditional (re)insurers hunt for opportunity outside of property catastrophe classes, new…


People and public places increasingly in the firing line

The attempted machete attack on the Louvre Museum in Paris on February 2 is indicative of the…


A different distribution of risk

RMS’s latest medium-term rate (MTR) forecast for North Atlantic hurricane activity in the next five…


The day a botnet took down the internet

The Dyn distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in October 2016 highlighted security flaws…


An unparalled view of earthquake risk

As RMS launches Version 17 of its North America Earthquake Models, EXPOSURE looks at the…


The next big one?

Rather than waiting for the next elusive hard market, successful (re)insurers are focusing on…


Spatial correlation – risk and opportunity

According to Maurizio Savina and Adrian Mark, flood risk experts at RMS, as much as 80 percent of…


Accounting for extra-tropical transitioning of typhoons in Japan

RMS has invested considerable resources in developing an advanced approach to explicitly model…


In-house catastrophe models offer many benefits for Solvency II

RMS senior director Laurent Marescot and Rohan Baxter, regulatory affairs manager for Europe,…


Beware the private catastrophe

Having a poor handle on the exposure on their books can result in firms facing disproportionate…


Learning from New Zealand to avoid surprises

Secondary hazards, such as liquefaction, and the earthquake sequencing that hit the low-seismicity…