SolarWinds And the Evolution of Cyber Insurance

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Feb 16, 2021 @ 05:12 PM

In 2020, one of the largest data breaches in history was perpetrated against several companies and government agencies, including the network management software firm SolarWinds. Around 18,000 of SolarWinds customers were affected. It was a major and long-running attack, and the full impact is still being sorted out.

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Business insurance: Why you need an ironclad defense against cyber-attacks

Posted by John Cofini on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 @ 06:39 PM

Cyber-attacks are one of the five biggest threats the world now faces according to “Global Risks 2014,” published by the World Economic Forum in January of this year. In the U.S. alone, more than 3,000 U.S. companies had their computer systems hacked last year, as reported by the Washington Post in March.

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Tags: business insurance, cyber insurance, data breach insurance, cyber liability