A Business Owners Policy won’t protect you from cyber losses

A Business Owners Policy won’t protect you from cyber losses

For many small to medium-sized businesses, the Business Owners Policy (BOP) can be an economical solution to help meet the company’s insurance needs.  Business Owners Policies typically combine numerous lines of coverage, such as commercial general liability (CGL)...
Large companies have special cyber needs

Large companies have special cyber needs

Large companies might have bigger IT security budgets than their smaller counterparts, but they still regularly fall victim to cyber attacks.  And just as their digital security needs are more complex than a mom-and-pop business, so too are their cyber liability...

Lax digital security at IRS reads like a “what not to do” list

Each year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is responsible for collecting trillions of dollars in federal taxes and processing about 140 million tax returns.  Because the agency’s computers house a vast amount of personally identifiable information, the potential...

What you need to know about doing business in the cloud

Small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly turning to offsite computer services for their IT needs.  Utilization of the so-called “cloud” for both file storage and backup, as well as for web-based software (also know as software as a service or SaaS), is...
Lessons learned from LinkedIn breach

Lessons learned from LinkedIn breach

As you may have heard by now, LinkedIn notified its users last week that it had been hacked.  Out of about 150 million users, approximate 6 million had their passwords stolen and posted on a hacker web site.  The breach of the social networking giant should come as no...