Marriott data breach costly despite cybersecurity insurance coverage

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The massive hotel chain’s cyberattack could affect as many as 500 million of its customers. The Marriott data breach is now believed to affect as many as 500 million of its customers. The hotel giant is protected by cybersecurity insurance, but the cost of the cyberattack’s cost could be in the billions over coming years. These types of mega-breaches are becoming more commonplace and more costly all around. Based on data from other similarly sized breaches, the Marriott data breach will come with a multi-billion dollar price tag over the…

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70 Percent of US health care companies don’t have cybersecurity insurance coverage

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Though the percentage of covered firms is rising, the vast majority are not protected from cyber attacks. A tremendous 70 percent of health care companies in the United States don’t have cybersecurity insurance. This was among the results reported by FICO in a recent study commissioned by the analytics firm. Health care is among those that could be most affected by a cyber attack such as a data breach. The FICO report showed that 7 out of every 10 firms in the American health care industry are not protected by…

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Cybersecurity insurance news buzzes with new NAIC industry guidance

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The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has now taken on twelve new regulatory guidance principles. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), has recently announced its adoption of twelve Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Insurance Regulatory Guidance. This is an important move from this standards setting organization which is made up of regulators from across the country. These twelve cybersecurity insurance principles have come at a time in which the threats to the industry have been receiving a tremendous amount of time in the spotlight, particularly following the Anthem data breach.…

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