November 23, 2020 News 3 min read

PRESS RELEASE: Howden teams up with KYND to provide businesses with unprecedented insight into their cyber risks


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KYND Limited, a provider of pioneering cyber risk management solutions, has announced that international insurance broker Howden has selected KYND’s innovative cyber risk management products to provide comprehensive visibility and enhanced protection against the rising cyber threats to their UK and international clients and prospects.

KYND products are now available as part of Howden’s suite of cyber advisory services, aimed at helping their clients solve the complexity in understanding and managing cyber risks unique to their businesses. The new offering includes KYND Start stand-alone risk assessment reports, the KYND ON platform for continuous risk monitoring and alerting, and the KYND Phishing Simulator – an immersive phishing simulator designed to better understand a business’ susceptibility to phishing attacks. The Howden team also have access to the KYND Broker Portal to assist them in providing additional support and educational resources to their clients.

Andy Thomas, KYND’s CEO, comments: "I am delighted to further develop our relationship with the team at Howden Specialty. KYND has one focus and that is to make simple and effective cyber risk management available to every business. We are here to help our partners support their customers to overcome the challenges they face when it comes to understanding and reducing their business' cyber exposure.”

David Rees, Executive Director and Head of UK Cyber, Howden Specialty said: “In a world where cyber risk firmly remains a significant challenge for businesses globally, it's critical that we support our clients in navigating the ever-changing threat landscape. KYND's powerful, yet easy-to-use cyber risk management technology enables us to help our clients keep their risks under control and strengthen their cyber resilience to withstand manifold cyber threats in future.”

About Howden Specialty

Howden Specialty was established in October 2020, following the merger of RKH Specialty with Howden Broking. Howden Specialty's best-in-class specialty and reinsurance expertise offers Howden clients more accessible, efficient and effective access to a wide range of products and services through a distribution network that now covers over 90 territories worldwide.

Howden Specialty’s insurance and reinsurance expertise focuses on the design, development and delivery of customised solutions for a client base that includes corporations, financial institutions and governments.

About Howden Broking

Howden Broking Group, a leading independent provider of (re)insurance brokerage, risk consulting and employee benefits advice, is headquartered in the UK and comprises owned businesses across Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

Established in 1994, today Howden employs more than 4,500 people worldwide. Together with network partners aligned to its specialty-led proposition, Howden operates in more than 90 territories.

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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.

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