Tag Archives: data breach

Cyber insurance: If you don’t have it, the latest ruling on a data breach class action might have you thinking twice.

Last month, the D.C. Court of Appeals lowered the standing threshold established by Spokeo, holding that the mere allegation of an increased risk of identity theft as a result of a data breach was sufficient to prove standing to claim … Continue reading →

The great data myth: Is the Cloud really less secure than onsite?

Cloud security. It’s one of the most frequently cited concerns for businesses that are considering moving their applications and data to a cloud provider. The common belief is the company’s data is more secure on company-owned servers at onsite data … Continue reading →

Your construction workforce – Your biggest cyber risk and first line of defense

With the growth of cyber-related crime at an unprecedented high, it’s clear that no organization is completely immune. Many industries are falling behind in their appreciation of cyber losses. While digitalization is a common feature of boardroom discussions, confusion remains … Continue reading →

“Cloudbleed,” data aggregation and vendor risk – what you need to know

The benefits of outsourcing critical functions, can never be discounted, but the information security risks are often not as easily identifiable or quantifiable. Continue reading →

The cyber risk of tax return fraud: what you should know

There are many opportunities for fraud during the creation, delivery and usage of tax documents during tax filing season. Continue reading →

Know your enemy: Inside the hacker’s mind

Companies rely on technology and outsourcing for critical activities, including storing sensitive client data and intellectual property, communicating and conducting transactions. This leaves them vulnerable to cyberattacks. Whether from company insiders or outside hackers, these attacks can interrupt business operations, … Continue reading →

5 key considerations in responding to cyber extortion demands

Cyber extortion is a growing and rapidly evolving risk. What should companies do in response to one of the more insidious forms of cyber extortion on the rise: so-called ransomware attacks. Continue reading →

Panama Papers: Could your cyber insurance cover you?

I wouldn’t be surprised if there are as many news stories related to the Panama Papers leak as there are actual number of papers leaked – around 11 million. Perhaps an exaggeration but the impact has been tremendous, no doubt … Continue reading →

Guide to Network Security and Cyber Coverage

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For years, network security professionals have been saying “either you have been data breached or you just do not know that you have been data breached.” As the lives of both private individuals and businesses are increasingly dominated by technology … Continue reading →

Data Breaches: Being Prepared for When (Not If) it Will Happen to You

In our ever-more-cyber world, there is no getting around one very disconcerting fact: data breaches are going to happen. Almost every week brings a new story of a company or organization reeling from a data breach. Continue reading →