Cyber Liability Protection

A local hospital recently learned that several backup hard drives were missing from their computer room which contained employee records for several thousand employees going back almost ten years.

A partner in a boutique law firm, specializing in intellectual property law had his laptop stolen from a coffee shop while he was reading the newspaper.  The laptop contained several active files he was engaged in at the time.

An employee of a professional services firm has made a post on their personal Facebook page about a competitor which is not favorable; in fact it’s somewhat slanderous.

What do all of these situations have in common?  They are all examples of companies which have experienced cyber liability exposures which could lead to lawsuits and federal compliance issues.  We’ll take a look at each example and what the potential costs could be to better understand why Continue reading