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What To Look For In Strong Computer Fraud & Social Engineering Insurance

by GB&A Insurance on

Cyber security has been the talk of the town for quite a while now. Organizations today flooded with statistics and mentions of the importance of proper security measures and cyber liability programs. Some companies...more

Reimbursement Manager Pleads Guilty for Prior Authorization Process Issues

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

On Monday, June 19, 2017, Elizabeth Gurrieri became the second former employee of Insys Therapeutics (Insys) to plead guilty to federal anti-kickback charges related to the drug Subsys, an expensive fentanyl-based painkiller....more

Congressional Report Finds FDIC Data Breach Response Obstructed Congressional Oversight

by King & Spalding on

On July 12, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (the “Science Committee”) released a report regarding its investigation of an October 2015 data breach and the subsequent response of...more

When Attorneys General Attack: Cybersecurity Investigations and Related Insurance Coverage Issues

Are criminal cyberattacks increasing in sophistication and frequency? Yes. Is every company, in every industry, that collects or stores sensitive customer, employee, or business data vulnerable to cyberattacks?...more

[Webinar] Protecting Against Wire Transfer Fraud: Limiting Your Company's Exposure - Feb. 25th, 1:00pm CST

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Beyond the headlines, the latest cyberattacks target corporate bank accounts, rather than consumer credit cards. The FBI has been warning that wire transfer fraud is booming. The billion-dollar problem targets businesses --...more

Massachusetts Appeals Court Set to Consider Scope of Employer Liability for Employee Data Breaches

Many of the highest-profile and headline-catching data breaches involve external breaches of a company’s electronic systems. But the reality that these headlines obscure is the fact that internal data breaches are generally...more

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - May 2015

In This Issue: - Second Circuit Rules Patriot Act Does Not Authorize Bulk Metadata Collection; Congress Reconsiders Certain Patriot Act Authorities - SEC Issues Cybersecurity Guidance for Investment Companies...more

Two Oft-Neglected Cybersecurity Protections

With each passing year, cybercrime moves further into the mainstream of public company existence. What until recently was mostly an annoying, abstract concern for a handful of companies is now a daily menace that impacts...more

European Union Sanctions Against Russia - September 2014 Expansion of Sanctions

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

As NATO and the EU seeks to increase pressure on Russia and the Crimea, the EU expanded its sanctions against Russia on 12 September. This is the latest in a series of measures introduced since March in response to the...more

Los Angeles County Sues Hospital Owner for False Surgical Implant Claims to County Workers’ Compensation Program

On July 18, 2014, the County of Los Angeles (“the County”) filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court again Michael D. Drobot, Sr., his son Michael R. Drobot, Jr. and their controlled entities, Pacific Hospital of Long...more

Cyber Espionage And Insurance Coverage

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

In the United States alone, it is estimated that the cost of “[c]yber-espionage and other malicious cyber crimes...[i s] between $24 billion and $120 billion annually.” In 2008, the U.S. Department of Defense’s classified...more

Computer Crime Insurance Coverage: Can It Cover Fraudulent Entries Submitted by an Authorized User?

by BakerHostetler on

In a recent decision, New York's appellate court considered whether a "Computer Systems Fraud" insurance policy rider (Policy) covered losses that Universal American suffered as a result of fraudulent claims electronically...more

Insuring Your Company Against Cyber-Attacks

by BakerHostetler on

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of 13 individuals associated with the hacker organization Anonymous for a widespread scheme to disrupt and shut down commercial and government websites....more

Insurance Coverage for Cyber Attacks

by K&L Gates LLP on

There’s no denying that the present-day Internet, while extraordinary, is increasingly scary. Cyber attacks of various types continue to escalate across the globe. As stated by one recent commentator: “Cybercrime is raging...more

Health Care Enforcement in 2012: A Year in Review

Last year was another busy year in health care fraud enforcement. In 2012, the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS-OIG) reported total expected recoveries of $6.9 billion from all...more

10 Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore in 2013

by BakerHostetler on

To paraphrase a famous quote, "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it," and providers who ignore the significance of the federal government's healthcare fraud enforcements efforts in 2012 do so at their...more

Don't Let a Data Breach Diminish Your Retail Profits This Holiday Season

by Perkins Coie on

For the first time, online retail sales exceeded $1 billion on Black Friday and reached nearly $1.5 billion on Cyber Monday this year. Analysts expect this increase in e-commerce to continue, and Forrester Research estimates...more

Weekly Brief: Hurricane Sandy, GC Donations, Tweeting Fake News

by Bloomberg Law on

Nov. 1 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast of the United States and legal issues are beginning to emerge. Also, General...more

Joint CMS, DOJ Letter on EHR’s Potential for Billing Fraud; AHA, AAHC Respond

Secretary Sebelius and Attorney General Holder issued a joint letter to the American Hospital Association and four other associations representing hospitals and medical centers, warning of indications that some providers are...more

$6.8 Million Hacking Loss Covered By Insurance

by Miller Canfield on

If your organization suffers a loss as a result of someone hacking into your network, will your insurance policy's computer fraud rider cover the loss? The answer, of course, depends on the language of your policy and the...more

Crime (Policy) Does Pay – Sixth Circuit Holds That Endorsement of Crime Policy Covers Losses from Hacker's Data Breach

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Cyber hacking, data breaches and privacy concerns have become commonplace headlines. While not always front page news, one study reported on 1,700 instances of computer hacking, cyber terrorism, and other data breaches in the...more

Checked your insurance policies lately?

In a ruling that might provide a new path to data breach insurance coverage, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Inc. has prevailed in its attempt to obtain insurance coverage for losses associated with a data breach under a commercial crime...more

Coverage for Theft of Customer Credit Card Information

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that there was coverage for first-party and third-party losses arising from the theft of customer credit card information by hackers under a crime policy’s...more

Insuring Against Cybercrime

Originally published in THE RECORDER February 3, 2012 edition At the same time as we begin to emerge from recent financial dislocations and economic turbulence — and as we face continued uncertainty in the Eurozone,...more

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