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Don't panic about cyber insurers pulling up the drawbridge, says Lloyd's

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How do you define war?

That's the tricky part to me. If your insurer can unilaterally decide that any specific cyber attack is state-sponsored and therefore an act of war, that's troubling, as it's basically a "get out of jail free" card they can play every time they like.

I can understand that if they insure against war, then the whole system goes down if there is one. The tricky bit is finding a definition of what a "cyber war" actually is, without invoking SkyNet and Terminators...

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