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KYND products selected to join Beazley’s suite of cyber risk management services


Global specialist insurer includes KYND’s pioneering products in
cyber protection offering.

KYND Limited, provider of pioneering cyber risk management products, today announced that specialist insurer Beazley has selected KYND to join their suite of cyber risk management services for international policyholders.

KYND products will be available through Beazley’s offering, which includes pre-breach and risk management services. International cyber policyholders will now have unlimited access to KYND to monitor cyber risks and alert the policyholder of new and potential risks as they arise.

Andy Thomas, CEO, KYND says “We are delighted Beazley has chosen KYND for their recently launched cyber risk management suite and applaud their recognition that helping to prevent incidents in the first place is a critical benefit to organisations. KYND products have been designed to help businesses monitor their cyber risks, simply, quickly and easily without the technical jargon and drama and align perfectly with Beazley’s 360º cyber protection offering.”

Raf Sanchez, International Beazley Breach Response Services manager at Beazley, says “Helping our policyholders prevent incidents is critical. After conducting a review of cyber risk products available in the market, we found that KYND’s innovative cyber risk products best complemented our suite of services. Its use of newly developed and proprietary technology to show cyber risks in a simple and easy to understand format really stood out for us.”

About KYND
Founded in March 2018 and headquartered in London, KYND is a new breed of cyber company. KYND makes complex cyber risks simple to understand and manage for every organisation, regardless of size, means or industry sector.

About Beazley
Beazley plc (BEZ.L) is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, the US, Canada, Latin America and Asia.  Beazley manages six Lloyd’s syndicates and in 2018 underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,615 million.
All Lloyd’s syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best.

Beazley’s underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd’s.

Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business. For more information please go to www.beazley.com

Contact details
Issued by: KYND Limited
Contact: Melanie Hayes
Email: press@kynd.io

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SmartBuyGlasses to Launch a Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale Event


Leading the way with its customers in mind, SmartBuyGlasses UK has just unveiled its deals lineup for the Black Friday 2019. The list includes several all-time favourites as well as huge discounts on up-and-coming eyewear brands, giving them the chance to save BIG when purchasing designer eyewear.

The promotion is available on all eyewear site-wide, all shapes, sizes and materials, giving customers a huge collection to choose from.

“By offering this site-wide discounts, we are not just offering our customers the best possible deal, but we are also making better vision more accessible to people. This is what SmartBuyGlasses aims to achieve. We hope that more people can see the world more clearly and find what they love” – Said David Menning, co-Founder of Motion Global group, the parent company of SmartBuyGlasses.co.uk.

Deals valid from Black Friday through Cyber Monday:
● Up to 70% off on selected designer eyewear
● Save 12% off site-wide on all eyewear products (contact lenses not included) with the code: BF12OFFC
● Get 40% off on your prescription lenses with the code: BF40OFFC

The following Cyber Week these offers will be valid:
● 50% off on Blue Block Lenses, Polarized Lenses and Mirrored Lenses with the following codes: BLUEBLOCK50C, POLARIZED50C and MIRRORED50C
● 20% off on prescription lenses from Arise HD Summit with the code: ARISEHD20C
● 20% off on progressive lenses with the code: PROGRESSIVE20C
● 10% off on all ski goggles with the code: SKIGOGGLES10C

For more information, customers can head to https://www.smartbuyglasses.co.uk/c/black-friday-cyber-monday-deals

All orders come with additional:
● Free shipping
● Free returns for 100 days
● No minimum order value
● Exclusive 24-month warranty

The promotions will start on the 29th of November 2019 and end on the 6th of December 2019.
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About SmartBuyGlasses: SmartBuyGlasses, part of the SmartBuyGlasses Optical Group, is one of the world’s largest online eyewear retailers. With over 10 years of expertise, and operations in over 40 countries, they offer a catalogue of 80,000+ products from over 180 brands of eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses.

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Surviving the crucial 72-hour GDPR deadline after a cyber attack


The successful TV thriller series “24” focused on a single day in a US government agent’s career, constantly reminding the audience that this was “the longest day” in his life as he overcame a series of seemingly insurmountable challenges.

“Events occur in real time,” agent Jack Bauer’s voiceover portentously announced at the start of each episode.

The EU’s General Data Protection Ruling which came into effect in May of 2018 (GDPR) means that company information security officers (CISOs) and IT Directors may too find themselves facing the “longest three days in their life” while attempting to comply with the EU’s rigid 72-hour deadline to make an accurate assessment of the incident, with supporting information relevant to the breach.

The event, “Managing Data Breaches Under UKGDPR” is taking place in London on Wednesday 27 November and will recreate a series of events from the perspective of different roles in the business. These stakeholders will attempt to make sense of sometimes conflicting information while ever conscious of meeting the GDPR 72-hour deadline. It will outline procedures that can be put in place to cope with and manage the three days of massive pressure when a company must not only supply Supervisory Authorities with information relevant to the breach, but also work urgently with 3rd parties, contact affected customers and manage communication consequences.

This event will open with security researcher and white-hat hacker Igor Yuklyanyuk will give a practical demonstration of a real-life hack, based on the one that cost British Airways (BA) a £180m in GDPR fines. Attendees with then be taken through the incident discovery and internal communications and action based on real-life experience, with a warts and all approach. Taking a step back, the presenters will then discuss steps they take to be better prepared for the future. There will be a panel for questions afterwards, and booths where you can get some hands-on experience with the tools used in the presentation. The following skills and procedures form the core of the event:

  • Breach discovery
  • Making key decisions with limited information and under mounting stress
  • Top communications steps to avoid
  • What, when and how to notify regulatory authorities
  • Post incident clean-up procedures that can be prepared in advance

Aside from the recent fines imposed on BA and Marriott, companies who have suffered a breach frequently suffer irreparable damage to customer and investor confidence. Just to add to the pressure over the three days, failure to convince the regulator that the company took every precaution in advance to prevent a breach, can also leave the CEO and senior executives facing personal prosecutions for professional negligence.

With such high stakes riding on the first crucial 72 hours after the breach, there is very little time to identify the precise source of the breach, carry out damage limitation and discover the full extent of theft and damage. Event organisers, GDPR compliance firm UKGDPR and the leader in privacy, security and third-party risk management technology, OneTrust, will present a step-by- step guide on how best to allocate time and resources in the critical first 72 hours of an incident.

Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) are an essential, and often mandatory, process under the regulation. Attendees at Managing Data Breaches Under UKGDPR will receive a free copy of UKGDPR’s new handbook: “Running Successful DPIAs”.

Media Contact Details

Tony Glover, TGPR

London , UK

07502150975

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