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What D&O Trends Should Executives Be Watching

Posted on: March 28, 2017 by Chris Murray

The landscape for directors and officers is fraught with risk, with a few exposures seeing an uptick over the past year. This includes an increase in securities class actions and merger-objection suits last year, along with the continuous threat of data privacy claims. According to a study conducted by Cornerstone Research, U.S. courts approved the […] Read More

Posted in: Cyber Liability Directors & Officers

Mitigating Ransomware Risks at Healthcare Facilities

Posted on: March 17, 2016 by Chris Murray

Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles, California recently made news when it was forced to pay forty bitcoins – that’s about $17,000 USD – to regain access to its electronic medical health records.  Hackers seized control of the hospital’s computer systems and would only give back access when the money was paid. The hackers used […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability Healthcare

Healthcare Industry Most Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Posted on: September 21, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

The recent news that New York health insurer, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, and its affiliates, were hit with a data breach in which hackers may have accessed the personal information of 10.5 million customers, again underscores the vulnerability of the healthcare industry to cyber attacks. In fact, according to the latest Breach Level Index from digital […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability

Anthem’s Massive Cyber Attack Underscores Healthcare Data Vulnerabilities

Posted on: February 10, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Anthem’s Massive Cyber Attack Underscores Healthcare Data Vulnerabilities The nation’s second-largest health insurance company, Anthem Inc., announced last week that a cyber breach that occurred in January affected 80 million individuals – both employees and customers. The hackers obtained the names, birthdays, street addresses, email addresses, employment information and social security numbers of these individuals, […] Read More

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Update: Cyber Attacks Increasingly Prevalent at Universities, Reputations at Risk

Posted on: October 16, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Update: Cyber Attacks Increasingly Prevalent at Universities, Reputations at Risk Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research, recently commented on the prevalence of cyber attacks at colleges and universities across the United States and the reputational risks these institutions face as a result of media attention. We saw several significant breaches over […] Read More

Posted in: Educational Insurance

Update: Cyber Attacks in Healthcare Sector Jump 600%

Posted on: September 23, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Update: Cyber Attacks in Healthcare Sector Jump 600% While physicians and other medical professionals go to great lengths to keep a patient’s medical history private, one cyber attack can result in millions of records being downloaded. That’s the new world that healthcare facilities face, with a 600% increase in attacks in this sector in the […] Read More

Posted in: Cyber Liability