Our experts are often in the news commenting on the latest breach and threats to your identity. See and hear what they think about the risks consumers and businesses face. Watch and listen to our latest coverage.
Into the Breach
A significant percentage of data breaches are caused by weak passwords, insecure computer network portals and lost smartphones. Policyholders should be encouraged to draft incident response plans and to contact their brokers or carriers as soon as a breach is discovered, in order to access experts such as forensic experts, legal counsel and crisis management specialists. Nate Spurrier, CyberScout Director of Business Development, explains the breach process in this Canadian Underwriter article (pg. 57).
Happy Holidays: Target’s Message May Put Scare Into Firms Without Cyber Coverage
Target Corp.’s data breach headache may be an opportunity for insurance carriers, insurance agents, risk managers and businesses to spread the word about cyber risk – although the message is bit of a scary one.