Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Mr. Insurer, Tear Down That Wall!

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Current policy language for tech and media companies is a relic from the dawn of the digital age, back when companies and their carriers were […]

Cloud Computing Presents Unique Security Issues

Cloud security is the fastest growing segment of the security market, according to Znet. Spending on cloud security rise from $595 million in the US […]

Advantages and Risks of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is growing fast and will become the dominant business model over traditional on-premises technology options within the next two to three years. The […]

Broker Warns: Insurers Revisiting Coverage For Cyberterrorism

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Many companies hit by the NotPetya cyber attack in 2017 and the Solar Winds attack in 2020 – both of which were widely attributed to […]

Cybersecurity Ignorance In the Legal Industry

The Cuba ransomware gang hacked legal services provider FRONTEO on May 11. The hackers, Russia-based despite the name, breached the Japanese-based firm’s U.S. operation and […]

Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control maintains an official list of sanctioned entities and individuals so that U.S. companies will not unwittingly violate […]

NFTs Are An Entry Point For IP Bad Actors

Companies should survey the metaverse and other virtual environments for unauthorized use of their trademarks, copyrights, or patents and move swiftly if infringement is discovered, […]

Essential Homework Before Shopping For Cyber Insurance

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An executive at cybersecurity hardware company Yubico boils it down to six questions that companies should answer for themselves before they settle in for negotiations […]

Company Was Victimized By Ransomware But Didn’t Have To Pay

Victims of ransomware often pay up because they don’t think they have a choice, but an article in ZDNet describes how a company in Australia […]

What Cyber Insurers Want To See From Clients

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The demand is high, the supply is limited, and the cost is up – to the tune of an 89 percent increase in the fourth […]