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Should a cyber incident occur during a high traffic period, such as the holiday season, it could wreak havoc on a business’s bottom line or even put them out of business completely – not to mention the impact of how an organization responds on their reputation with their customers and employees.
So what can a retailer do to help mitigate this risk?
With data breaches increasing in frequency, severity and complexity, government contractors at the federal and state levels are being asked to assume higher levels of liability as contracts are awarded or renewed.
In speaking with small to medium size business (SMB) owners about network security or privacy events, such as a cyber breach, I’ve discovered there’s some misunderstanding about their risk and how their current insurance program will respond to this type of loss. Often they believe that their general liability policy will protect them or that they’ve got coverage under their media liability or directors and officers liability policies. They are potentially both wrong and right. Continue reading
Protecting patient information is a serious concern for the health care industry as a whole, but doctors’ offices and smaller medical facilities are particularly vulnerable to data breaches because they often lack the resources to implement robust security measures.
Making data security part of your organization’s culture starts in the C-suite. By showing leadership in security initiatives, C-suite executives reinforce the importance of making this part of everyone’s job responsibilities. Continue reading
As more companies contract with cloud providers to store a variety of information, determining responsibility for the financial consequences of a data breach are critical. Continue reading
Lost cell phones and other mobile devices like laptops and iPads may be fueling security concerns among companies. In a September 20, 2012 research report issued by Forrester, “Understand The State Of Data Security And Privacy: 2012 To 2013,” it … Continue reading
If large companies and governments worldwide are having a hard time preventing a data breach, what’s a small to midsize business (SMB) to do to protect itself from a data breach?