Archive | October, 2011

Would your company’s insurance cover a cyberattack?

On October 27, 2011, CNN.com posted: A massive cyberattack that led to a vulnerability in RSA’s SecurID tags earlier this year also victimized Google, Facebook, Microsoft and many other big-named companies, according to a new analysis released this week. The Krebs On Security blog posted: Security experts have said that RSA wasn’t the only corporation […]

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Insurance coverage against cyberattacks and data breaches relating to the hospitality industry and hotels.

My colleague, Ken Trotter, and I recently wrote an article titled, “Insurance Recovery for Loss or Liability Arising from Cyberattacks; Obtain and preserve insurance for your company’s protection.”  It has been published in Hospitality Upgrade magazine‘s Fall 2011 issue.  In the article, we discuss insurance coverage for data breaches, cyber risks, cyberattacks, and cyber events, in […]

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Considering Data Breach Coverage

Web Toolbar by Wibiya We thrive on data. Automatic deposit makes payroll easier. Storing credit card information increases our customer service capabilities. Contact information on anyone we have ever made eye contact with (and some we have not) allows us to connect and propel our bottom-line.     What happens if that information is stolen? What […]

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Join me for the “CyberCrime 2011 Symposium: Security in the Age of WikiLeaks – Cybercrime, Espionage & Hacktivism”!

Sage Data Security is going to host the ”CyberCrime 2011 Symposium:  Security in the Age of WikiLeaks – Cybercrime, Espionage & Hacktivism.”  Sage gives this brief overview of the Symposium: 2011 has been an unprecedented year of data compromise, exposure and harm to organizations large and small. At the CyberCrime 2011 Symposium, you’ll learn what’s being […]

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A “Culture of Caring”: How to Avoid Work Comp Litigation

It is my experience that companies that truly (or at least give the appearance of) caring for injured workers will significantly reduce their claims costs and avoid unnecessary litigation. The term “Culture of Caring” should be applied when companies are putting together their injury management plans. A large portion of these plans should be dedicated […]

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Do Homeowners Building Own Home Need Workers’ Compensation?

According to a panel of experts of Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association, the answer is that it depends on a number of factors. Some states exempt homeowners building their own home from the requirement to carry Workers Compensation by statute, case law, or regulatory ruling. You may want to visit www.workerscompensation.com for a summary of such […]

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