Privacy Breach - Claims Examples

The topic of privacy and security breach has received heightened attention within the last couple of years with the annoucement of several high profile breaches making headlines.  Most companies have a difficult time relating to these incidents as they have a "that will not happen to our company" attitude.  We are not Sony Co...
Posted: 10/10/2013 10:13:22 AM by MSI

Data Compromise and Identity Theft

A recent publication from Munich RE outlines the risks and exposures of a data breach.  The frequency of losses resulting from data breach and identity theft has been increasing drastically.  Munich RE has provided a list of recent examples of today's information risks.  For a list of the complete report outlining in detail ea...
Posted: 8/13/2013 10:59:06 AM by MSI

Drake International the latest victim of hacking and extortion scheme

The Financial Post released an article outlining the latest hacking scheme for which the target was Drake International.  The hackers were seeking to extort payment in exchange for not releasing personal information of people who have used Drake's services.  These types of incidents are on the rise and companies need to prepare the...
Posted: 1/11/2013 9:46:17 AM by MSI

Privacy and Data Security Exposures of Small and Mid-Sized Companies

Advisen Insurance Intelligence recently released an article outlining privacy and data security exposures for small and mid-sized companies.  The report provides eye-opening information that companies need to be aware of.  The report outlines the exposures, the costs, the defence and insurance coverages available for SMB's to ...
Posted: 1/8/2013 12:54:50 PM by MSI

Cyber Crime - In Stealth

You know the feeling when you walk into a room and people are containing their laughter.  You know that they are laughing at you, but you don’t know why?  Well I wonder if any Nortel executives had that feeling for almost a decade when hackers had access to Nortel’s computers from 2000 to 2009 as reported by the Vancouve...
Posted: 2/17/2012 1:03:56 PM by MSI

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