Does your website include Facebook “Like” buttons? Are you subject to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation? If you answer yes to both, then your site probably violates the GDPR. Read this to find out why.
A major insurer is asserting that a war exclusion in a property insurance policy applies to a cyber attack. This has raised concern that cyber insurers could take the same position and eliminate coverage for some of the most difficult cyber events companies face. This post discusses the applicability of war exclusions in the cyber context.
EU data protection authorities have issued the first fines under the GDPR. What can we learn from those, and what can we expect in the future?
The risks the Internet of Things presents can seem abstract. Here is an example of how that risk can be very concrete and immediate. It all starts with keeping fish warm and cozy.
In an era of aggressive regulators even small data breaches can produce huge losses for companies. A multimillion dollar settlement for five small breaches of healthcare data affecting roughly 500 individuals? Believe it.
Today every governmental and industry regulator seems to be focused on cyber security issues. The likelihood of a regulatory investigation or enforcement action has never been greater. Cyber policies can, but don’t always, respond well in these situations. Getting the coverage right isn’t as easy as it might seem.
Cyber attacks that result in physical damage and bodily injury take cyber risk into uncharted waters. A recent attack demonstrates that the risk is very real. Insurers will sail those waters with companies, but the voyage can be tricky.
Artificial intelligence is everywhere. It does amazing things. It has also killed people. Companies that rely on artificial intelligence have risks that can produce significant losses. Want to know which ones might be covered by insurance?
If your computer system is attacked, third parties may bring claims if the attack damages them. This post talks about the insurance available in such situations.
The Equifax data breach is one of the largest in history. This post discusses the breach and how individuals and companies should respond.
The largest cyber extortion attack in history took place on May 12, 2017. Read this post to learn what companies need to know about the attack, how to prevent themselves from becoming victims of this and future attacks, and how to weather an attack’s financial consequences.
Everyone knows a data breach can be an expensive thing for a company to manage and recover from. As if that cost wasn’t bad enough, new research demonstrates the negative effect a severe cyber event can have on a company’s share price.
Another in a series of posts discussing the basics of cyber insurance. This post talks about the insurance coverage available when a company is sued following a data breach.