Seven Debunked Myths of Cybersecurity

Article by Kristin Herman, a writer and editor at Ukwritings.com and Academized.comThe term 'cybersecurity' has been tossed around lately. But although cybersecurity has been viewed as a saving grace for mobile devices, ...
University of Utah Paid Over $450K to Ransomware Attackers

University of Utah Paid Over $450K to Ransomware Attackers

The University of Utah paid a fee of more than $450,000 to attackers after they infected a portion of its servers with ransomware. On July 19, 2020, the Information Security Office (ISO) ...
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Is Cyber Insurance Worth It?

These days, having cyber insurance that covers a company for costs related to cyberattacks is an expected standard corporate practice. It is the last in the line of risk mitigation tools that ...
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Texas Court Backs Phishing Attack Insurance Claim

Are insurance companies bound to pay claims for phishing attacks resulting in third-party losses? RealPage, a Texas-based company, operated a rent-servicing portal whereby renters could pay their rent and landlords could get ...
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Cybersecurity insurance firm Chubb investigates its own ransomware attack

Cybersecurity insurance firm Chubb investigates its own ransomware attack

A notorious ransomware gang claims to have successfully compromised the infrastructure… of a company selling cyberinsurance. The Maze ransomware group says it has encrypted data belonging to Chubb, which claims to be ...
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California Proposal for Mandatory Cyber Insurance

Will California’s bill to force cyber insurance be a harbinger for the rest of the U.S.? On Feb. 15, California Assemblyman Ed Chau, representing the Western San Gabriel Valley (near President Nixon’s ...
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UK Warns Insurers About Cyber Risks

Do you have cyber risk insurance? Are you sure? If the answer to that question is uncertain (and it should be uncertain), then there’s a huge, uncalculated risk. Not just to you, ...
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When Scams Collide: E-Mail Fraud and Insurance

Should insurance companies be on the hook to cover losses for cyberfraud? If you are the victim of a business email compromise (BEC) and are induced to wire-transfer a client’s funds to ...
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Companies Hit By Iranian Cyberattacks May Not Have Insurance Coverage

Surprise! Your cyber-risk insurance may not cover losses resulting from cyberwar. Here are some tips to help ensure you’re getting your money’s worth. With the prospect of a cyberwar with the Islamic ...
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Black Hat USA 2019, Matt Prevost’s ‘How Do Cyber Insurers View The World?’

Thanks to Black Hat for publishing the Black Hat 2019 tremendous conference videos on their YouTube Channel Permalink ...