Cyber insurance now offered for protection against social media hackers

Social Media cyber insurance

Facebook and Twitter account attacks are causing notable damage, but coverage is now available. A company in the United Kingdom has just released a first of its kind form of cyber insurance in order to help protect against hackers that break into Facebook and Twitter accounts. This social media coverage is the first of this nature in the U.K. The policy provides services that are geared specifically toward protecting against damage to a reputation, identity theft, and hijacked accounts. This has made insurance news across the country and around the…

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Report shows that social media is beginning to play a bigger role in insurance

Social media is continuing to play a growing role in the insurance industry. The practice of scouring a consumer’s Facebook or Twitter page is already being used by many insurance investigators in the country, but the process may soon become automatic, making social media data a major factor in determining the outcome of claims and the price of insurance coverage. Making the matter more alluring for insurers is the fact that regulatiors throughout the nation have not yet established guidelines on how social media data can be used in terms…

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