All employers have personnel data on their information technology systems and devices. This data includes personally identifiable information such as names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers of employees and...more
February 2014 may ultimately be seen as the month when the cyber insurance coverage market really began. Although certain insurance companies are writing cyber coverage, and some insureds have acquired that coverage, neither...more
While much of the discussion around cybersecurity tends to focus on critical information sectors, national security, and the concerns of global corporations, data breaches can be just as devastating for small and medium-sized...more
Since 2003, all but four states have enacted laws concerning data breaches and the protection of consumers’ personal information. This regulation of electronic data containing personal information and the protection of such...more
Originally published in Insurance Law360 on January 23, 2013.
As Superstorm Sandy moved northward from the Caribbean off the coast of the southeastern United States on a predicted path to the mid-Atlantic, states and...more
Originally published in Insurance Law360 on January 15, 2013.
In the aftermath of Hurricane (or post-tropical cyclone) Sandy, insurers and insureds alike will face a number of complicated insurance coverage issues, to...more