Cyber insurance is spiking in popularity among SMBs

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Smaller and medium sized businesses are discovering that data breach liability protection is vital. According to recent data that has been released by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, last year, alone, there were more than 3,000 businesses in the United States that experienced a data breach, and the increase in cyber insurance policies shows that companies have not all failed to learn the lesson from this threat. Among those businesses, many of them are small and medium sized firms with minimal protection. The rapid rise in cyber attacks…

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Cyber crime insurance launched by former US homeland security chief

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The coverage is the result of a collaboration among syndicates operating through the Lloyd’s of London market. A new cyber crime insurance product has now been launched by Tom Ridge, a former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, by his firm, which created it in collaboration with a number of syndicates that operate through the Lloyd’s of London. This insurance coverage is meant for businesses with under $500 million in market capitalization. This means that approximately 80 percent of all American publicly quoted companies fit into the target market for this…

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