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Cyber Liability Insurance tags

Cyber Security – Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more…

Any organisation that relies on any form of IT system to perform their business is at risk. Business’s of all sizes are under constant attack, whether they know it or not. From a sophisticated, complex targeted effort to extort, right through to a lazy automated brute force attack on a website designed to cause disruption and annoyance, the threat is constant and for most it’s not a case of ‘if’ but ‘when’.

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What Insurance Covers Should a Virtual Business Consider?

Gone are the days when a business had to have office premises to trade. The advent of the internet and improvements in telecommunication means that even large organisations can operate in a virtual environment. The use of independent contractors and a range of outsourced service providers has resulted in direct employees no longer being necessary at all. What’s more, businesses are fast realising the benefits of operating virtually – leveraging fast-changing technology to grow their offer, enjoying low overheads and maximising flexibility.

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Directors Need to Take Cyber Related Incidents Seriously

Failing to take seriously the threat from cyber related incidents could directly impact on Company Directors, resulting in them facing Court and ultimately placing their personal assets at risk.

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A Summary of the Recent FSB Cyber-Crime & Security Seminar

I thought I would share details of a seminar that I attended recently which was organised by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and covered the topic of cyber-crime and security.

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Low cost cyber liability insurance for the recruitment sector

Recruitment companies will undoubtedly hold lots of personally identifiable information surrounding the candidates on their records. If the agency offers any type of online job search facility there is likely to be a greater potential for claims under the Data Protection Act if data is not handled correctly. The threat of extortion is now greater than ever as a hacker can possibly hold a company to ransom if they can access their data.

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