Tags: Cyber Security

Secure the Safety of Your Business with a Cyber Security Policy

Did you know that seven in ten businesses aren’t prepared for a cyber attack? Today’s dependence on technology opens up a world of possibilities but also raises some cyber protection concerns. Threats of data breaches and computer hacks are real for all businesses – big and small – and while big firms incur the highest costs, the financial impact of cyber-attacks is disproportionately greater for small businesses. If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider investing in a good cyber insurance policy. Cyber security insurance protects businesses against targeted attacks... Read More

Achieve Password Protection Perfection

Recently, Facebook announced that an internal security review found the passwords of hundreds of millions of users had been stored on company servers without encryption, but that no passwords were leaked and the company has found no indication the sensitive data was improperly accessed. The issue was first brought to light by Brian Krebs, a security researcher who detailed the concern over password security in a blog post detailing that Facebook employees built applications that captured the passwords of users and stored them as plain text, meaning a password would... Read More

Why Purchasing A Cyber Policy Makes Sense for Your Business

Most companies purchase general liability insurance to protect themselves from potential lawsuits or claims resulting from accidents, injuries or negligence. They purchase professional liability insurance to protect themselves against the cost of errors, malpractice or negligence in services provided to their customers. Likewise, many companies are required by states to buy workers’ compensation insurance to ensure they can cover an injured employee’s medical expenses and loss of income. So, why don’t more companies purchase cyber insurance to protect themselves against first- and third-party claims arising from cyber incidents? Alarmingly, 43... Read More

8 Cyber Threats to Watch Out For in 2019

Over the last couple of years, businesses have seen some of the most frequent and severe cyber security attacks ever recorded against businesses across a variety of industries, with some of the largest and seemingly most secure companies being affected. As security professionals prepare for yet another record-breaking year of network breaches and data security risks, it is imperative that companies make themselves aware of the latest cyber threats to ensure their security countermeasures are up to par. While we can’t predict the emergence of new threats, here is a... Read More