The update, released in November, identifies vulnerability CVE-2019-0708 -- which goes by the nickname BlueKeep -- in any organization's IT system. BlueKeep is a vulnerability within certain server software that could enable a cybercriminal to launch ransomware, cryptojacking, or other types of attack if it were exploited. The first documented attack activity on BlueKeep was reported in
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The Corvus Scan gathers data from any organization's web-facing IT infrastructure. It compares this data to Corvus's database of cyber events in order to provide a detailed risk profile that informs the underwriting of the company's insurance products: Smart Cyber Insurance®, Smart Tech E&O™, and Smart Cargo + Cyber™. This underwriting process, automated and powered by machine learning, allows Corvus to offer brokers a shorter
The Corvus Scan also drives Dynamic Loss Prevention®, a program that delivers actionable IT security recommendations throughout the policy year, enabling commercial insurance brokers and their clients to better predict and mitigate risk.