Insurance news from Nationwide underscores corporate liability risk

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The computer breach faced by the insurer highlights the chance of exposure from cybercrime. The insurance news that revealed a computer breach to Nationwide’s systems that resulted in the exposure of 1.1 million individuals to identity fraud has underscored the type of cybercrime that businesses are now worried will cause them to face a growing number of civil court actions. The insurer first went public with the announcement of the cyber attack on November 5. However, the initial breach had occurred on October 3 and impacted by that company and…

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