Midwest Leads Country In Cybersecurity Standardization

As predicted, 2019 has seen the expansion of more state-specific legislation relating to cybersecurity and data protection. What started with Ohio’s safe harbor law has rapidly spread to more states, especially in ...

Cyberinsurance and Acts of War

I had not heard about this case before. Zurich Insurance has refused to pay Mondelez International's claim of $100 million in damages from NotPetya. It claims it is an act of war ...

Vaporstream Introduces New Automation Module to Secure Communications Platform that Streamlines Healthcare Business Workflows

Leading provider of secure communications introduces Vaporstream Concierge, eliminating processes related to healthcare billing and referral processingHIMSS, ORLANDO, FL (FEBRUARY 12, 2019)Vaporstream, the leading provider of secure communications, today announced the addition ...
Cyber Insurance Adoption Low

Cyber Insurance Adoption Low, Despite Rising Cyberattack Threats

Cyber incidents are costly. We know that. Just how costly has been a subject of debate, but a new study from Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project, a Singapore-based public-private initiative that assesses ...
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Humana Informs Customers of Third-Party Security Incident

Humana Informs Customers of Third-Party Security Incident

Humana has notified customers of a third-party security incident that might have exposed some of their personal information. According to a breach notification letter obtained by DataBreaches.net, the for-profit American health insurance ...
Government system breach affects personal information of 75,000 Americans

Government system breach affects personal information of 75,000 Americans

The government’s sign-up system for healthcare plans fell victim to a data breach, affecting the sensitive information of some 75,000 individuals, confirmed a press release from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
Premera Blue Cross victims accuse insurer of deliberately destroying hacking evidence

Premera Blue Cross victims accuse insurer of deliberately destroying hacking evidence

A class-action lawsuit against a hacked health insurer is claiming that a crucial computer was wilfully destroyed, erasing critical evidence that could prove the severity of the security breach. What’s not in ...
Insurance Occurrence Assurance?

Insurance Occurrence Assurance?

The best way to maintain a defensible security posture is to have an information security program that is current, robust, and measurable. An effective information security program will provide far more protection ...

Cybersecurity Insurance

Good article about how difficult it is to insure an organization against Internet attacks, and how expensive the insurance is. Companies like retailers, banks, and healthcare providers began seeking out cyberinsurance in ...