Everest Insurance Announces Joint Initiative with the Center for Internet Security (CIS) for CIS SecureSuite Members

New York, New York – June 19, 2018 – In cooperation with CIS®, Everest Insurance® announced today that it will offer a premium discount on its new Everest Cyber Elevation℠ Policy to eligible CIS® SecureSuite™ members. 

“Since the launch of our Everest Cyber Elevation℠ Policy, Everest has focused on providing enhanced solutions to assist our insureds as they strive to strengthen their resiliency in the face of an evolving cyber threat landscape,” said Everest’s Cyber Insurance Practice Leader, Kevin Sherry. “The CIS-CAT Pro configuration assessment tool and other components of the CIS SecureSuite™ membership are effective and powerful tools that help our insureds address some of their most common cyber security threats.”

“Everest Insurance® deserves credit as the first major insurance carrier to offer a discount for using the CIS® Critical Controls™ and CIS CAT Pro. Everest customers with a CIS SecureSuite™ Membership can be confident knowing they have access to all of our configuration guidance. This new joint initiative will enable Everest to help their clients start secure and stay secure,” said Brig. Gen., USAF (Ret.) Steve Spano, CIS President and COO.  
 
Visit www.everestre.com/Insurance/Products/Financial-Lines/Professional-Liability to see Everest’s streamlined application for CIS SecureSuite™ Members.  Insureds will also receive Everest’s Risk Improvement Services coverage, which reimburses them for additional proactive risk mitigation measures taken during the policy period.

CIS® (Center for Internet Security®, Inc.) is a forward-thinking, non-profit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats. The CIS Controls and CIS Benchmarks are the global standard and recognized best practices for securing IT systems and data against the most pervasive attacks. These proven guidelines are continuously refined and verified by a volunteer, global community of experienced IT professionals. Our CIS Hardened Images are virtual machine emulations preconfigured to provide secure, on-demand, and scalable computing environments in the cloud. CIS® is home to both the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center® (MS-ISAC®), the go-to resource for cyber threat prevention, protection, response, and recovery for U.S. State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial government entities, and the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center™ (EI-ISAC™), which supports the cybersecurity needs of U.S. State, Local and Territorial elections offices.

Everest Re Group, Ltd. is a Bermuda holding company that operates through the following subsidiaries: Everest Reinsurance Company provides reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in both the U.S. and international markets. Everest Reinsurance (Bermuda), Ltd., including through its branch in the United Kingdom, provides reinsurance and insurance to worldwide property and casualty markets and reinsurance to life insurers. Everest Reinsurance Company (Ireland), Limited provides reinsurance to non-life insurers in Europe. Everest National Insurance Company and Everest Security Insurance Company provide property and casualty insurance to policyholders in the U.S. Everest Indemnity Insurance Company offers excess and surplus lines insurance in the U.S. Everest Insurance Company of Canada provides property and casualty insurance to policyholders in Canada. The Company also operates within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 2786. In addition, through Mt. Logan Re, Ltd., the Company manages segregated accounts, capitalized by the Company and third-party investors, that provide reinsurance for property catastrophe risks. Additional information on Everest Re Group companies can be found at the Group’s web site at www.everestre.com.

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