Cyber-Risk

Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

Reassessing Your Cyberinsurance Coverage

In light of recent hacking incidents, a regular review and tune-up of insurance coverages, particularly cyberinsurance, is important.

 
Are Insurers Underestimating the Cyberthreat?

Are Insurers Underestimating the Cyberthreat?

The insurance industry may not be able to pay claims related to a catastrophic cyberattack.

 
Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

Sony Faces Lawsuits After Data Breach

In the wake of an embarrassing cyberattack, Sony employees have filed class actions.

 
How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

How Not to Void Your Cyberinsurance Policy

Misrepresentations, warranties and exclusions in cyberrisk policies could result in coverage loss.

 
Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line

Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line

Corporate defenses against cyberattacks are proving almost entirely ineffective, with 96% of organizations across all industries experiencing breaches.

 
The Risks of Wearable Tech in the Workplace

The Risks of Wearable Tech in the Workplace

The latest smart gadgets present a number of new risks—and benefits—when used by employees.

 
The New Reputation Risks: What You Need to Know for 2015

The New Reputation Risks: What You Need to Know for 2015

Predictions for the biggest potential reputation-related crises in 2015.

 
Brandjacking on Social Media and Beyond

Brandjacking on Social Media and Beyond

Companies must monitor their social and online presence for potential reputational risks.

 
The Challenges of Third-Party Data Protection

The Challenges of Third-Party Data Protection

Companies must take steps to safeguard data stored by third-party vendors.

 
The EU-US Data Privacy Bridge Takes Shape

The EU-US Data Privacy Bridge Takes Shape

In the midst of trans-Atlantic controversies about data protection, a group of privacy experts is attempting to iron out the differences between data protection standards in the United States and the European Union.

 
IT Execs Doubt Their Companies’ Data Security

IT Execs Doubt Their Companies’ Data Security

A quarter of security and IT executives worldwide would not trust their own company to store and manage their personal data.

 
Cybersecurity Planning Up, But Training Lags

Cybersecurity Planning Up, But Training Lags

Businesses still are not doing enough to prepare for a cybersecurity crisis.

 
Are Your Tech Products Setting You Up for Exposure?

Are Your Tech Products Setting You Up for Exposure?

While large, household-name companies are often the focus of publicity when a data breach occurs, the tech companies that provided the system may also be liable.

 
Securing Insurance for Cyberbreach Investigations

Securing Insurance for Cyberbreach Investigations

Insurance can help offset the enormous costs of a data breach investigation.

 
New Ransomware and Cyberextortion Schemes Hold Businesses Hostage

New Ransomware and Cyberextortion Schemes Hold Businesses Hostage

CryptoLocker is only one of many new cyberextortion schemes.