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Spurred by the prescient reporting found in this space (and, just maybe, by the Anthem data breach, which occurred a week later), insurance regulators have recently engaged in a flurry of regulatory activity relating to cyber...more
On February 8, New York DFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky announced that the DFS would begin (i) regularly examining insurance companies’ cyber security preparedness; (ii) enhancing regulations that will require insurance...more
With headlines of data breach incidents becoming a weekly, if not daily occurrence, it’s not surprising that many companies are considering whether they should purchase cybersecurity insurance, if they haven’t already. The...more
On February 3, 2015, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspection and Examinations ("OCIE") released a risk alert titled Cybersecurity Examination Sweep Summary providing an overview of how investment advisers and broker-dealers...more
As we move closer to a world of self-driving cars, it is important for companies involved in their manufacture to consider cyber insurance policies to provide coverage for the risks brought by this new technology....more
With major data breaches again making news, it is important for corporate policyholders to keep abreast of insurance developments in this emerging and fast-moving area. In this update, we provide some thoughts on cyber...more
The New York Department of Financial Services has released its Report on Cyber Security in the Insurance Sector and announced it will begin conducting targeted cybersecurity assessments of New York-regulated insurance...more
Cyber-attacks are becoming increasingly common and destructive, with the recent incidents involving Sony and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield serving as cautionary tales. As a result, state insurance regulators are focusing on...more
In recent years, there have been several notable large data breaches that have caught the attention of the media. Home Depot and Target are examples of major corporations that have been hacked. ...more
The frequency of cyber war and terrorism is no longer the risk. The magnitude of the potential damages is the real threat.
It’s conceivable that an enemy of the U.S. government could hack a U.S. energy, water, or fuel...more
On January 9, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit handed down Philadelphia Consolidated Holdings Corp. v. LSi-Lowery Systems, Inc., which decided whether a technology company’s claim was covered under its...more
Foley hosted Drive Forward: The Future of Telematics on January 14 and undoubtedly, our speakers agreed – the connected car is here to stay with technology rapidly advancing towards the integration of autonomous vehicles....more
More Important Rulings From J.P. Morgan's New York Coverage Litigation -
Why it matters:
A New York Appellate Court unanimously held that a group of insurers could not invoke a Dishonest Acts Exclusion in a...more
Even at Sony, cyber security was a hot topic before Kim Jong-un took an interest in Seth Rogen’s oeuvre. In 2011, hackers gained access to the personal and financial information Sony had collected on more than 100 million...more
There was no shortage of stories about massive data breaches in 2014 and things likely won't slow down in 2015. As these stories continue to grow in number, corporate America has started to explore ways to insure against this...more
Driverless cars, also called autonomous cars, auto-pilot cars, robo-cars, automated cars, connected cars, self-driving cars, or driver-free cars, can navigate and sense the surrounding environment without human input during...more
On an almost daily basis, you are reminded of why you should worry about the security of your company’s data and information systems. Whether it be from headlines in hard copy, broadcast, or online media, your senses have...more
Sony’s most recent data breach underscores the difficulties in underwriting and insuring cyber risk. Sony incurred losses that were surprising in both their scope and type. The company already is a defendant in at least four...more
In a rare bipartisan gesture, on December 11, 2014, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 4007, the “Protecting and Securing Chemicals Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014” (“Act”), which the Senate...more
Potential Critical Coverage Issues -
The FBI advised that the recent attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) “destroyed systems” and “rendered thousands of SPE’s computers inoperable, forced SPE to take its entire...more
Curiously, while the numbers on data security and cyber liability losses have grabbed headlines, the published information has not focused on the insurance perspective. NetDiligence® recently released its Cyber Claims Study...more
On December 3, Deputy Secretary Raskin delivered remarks at the Texas Bankers’ Association Executive Leadership Cybersecurity Conference. During her prepared remarks, Raskin noted recent data security breaches across many...more
If you think you are being overly paranoid about the recent cyber attacks on Sony, JP Morgan, and Target, think again. You aren’t the only one that has been paying attention – hackers are also front-and-center on the minds...more
gaps in my cyber liability coverage……………..
What can companies and insurers expect in the new year when it comes to cyber liability insurance coverage? While we wait for some court decisions interpreting these new...more
Entities that own, license or maintain personally identifiable information on California residents beware – on January 1, 2015, an amendment to California’s privacy and breach law goes into effect that may have a significant...more
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