Cyber risk is a topic that keeps evolving. At this point, we believe that every business needs to have cyber liability insurance. The methods that the cyber criminal’s use is always changing and we are constantly researching the latest prevention trends.

Cyber Risks Are Growing

Russian hackers recently stole more than 2 billion online names and passwords. Home Depot had millions of customer credit cards stolen. A local restaurant recently had 1200 customer credit card numbers stolen, and finally a medical clinic had a lap top stolen that contained 5,000 patient’s names and confidential information. Every company is at risk for cyber theft and loss.

Cyber Insurance

We can provide your firm with the right combination of pricing and coverage. Cyber risk insurance is available at very reasonable premiums. Many of our companies offer coverage to help protect your business from loss.

Cyber Risk Prevention for Small Business

Here are some of the latest prevention trends from computer *experts:

  • Outsource credit card handling with a reputable vendor.
  • Use more complex passwords with a combination of letters, numbers and symbols.  Here is an example (MP#09xT28S%).
  • Don’t save passwords on your computer.
  • Question your internet security at every level, including email. It may be time to encrypt all emails.
  • Use the latest security software.
  • Do not allow laptops to leave the office without proper security.
  • Train your employees on cyber security.
  • Do not use an open network.
*Source PC360.com

Please visit our Cyber Liability page for more information or contact us at (888) 363-4747 or via email at cyber@polaris-ins.com