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Accidents happen. That's why the cloud needs a crumple zone

When Henry Ford started churning out Model Ts on his assembly line in 1908, there hadn’t been an automobile fatality in nearly 40 years — not since Mary Ward was run over by a steam-powered car in Ireland in 1869. 614 more words

DHS and the Cyber Insurance Market

On September 11 Alston & Bird, a law firm, hosted an event in D.C. on the evolving cyber insurance market. Speakers addressed a few key questions, including whether cyber insurance coverage could be reasonably priced and whether cyber insurance could require companies to take protective measures, as is currently the case in fire insurance. 316 more words

Critical Infrastructure

Please check out: "If Your System Was Attacked By 'Backoff' Malware, Would Your Insurance Cover A Data Breach Involving Credit Card Numbers?"

I wrote a post that discusses the disclosure of so-called “Backoff” malware by the Department of Homeland Security. I also discuss and how insurance might apply to retailers and card processors facing a data privacy incident (or a data breach) with allegedly exposed credit cards, debit cards, and payment cards in general as a result of a Backoff malware attack. 28 more words

Cyber Insurance

Earthquake Update

Important earthquake safety information:

Did you know you can have an earthquake actuated gas shutoff device installed? Some cities and counties require these already and more are expected to do so. 66 more words

California Business Insurance

Cyber Liability Trends

Cyber Liability Trends

Cyber Liability continues to be a major issue for many California businesses. Is Cyber Liability part of your Business Insurance Program… 524 more words

California Business Insurance

Cyber Insurance: What Is It and Who Needs It?

Breaking news earlier this month reported one of the biggest cyber attacks ever. A cybercrime gang of less than a dozen people from south central Russia had amassed a staggering 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and 500 million email addresses from poorly protected sites. 1,242 more words


Cyber Threats to the Insurance Industry

Written by Gal Landesman

In recent years, insurance companies have been finding themselves affected by the rising number of major incidents of cyberattacks. On the one hand, this trend presents a business opportunity for selling cyber insurance to organizations concerned about protecting their sensitive assets. 655 more words

Cyber Intelligence