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60% of small businesses reported a security breach in 2014 and only 26% of businesses use the Government’s Ten Steps guidelines.

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70% of companies where security policy was poorly understood suffered staff-related breaches, compared to 41% where the policy was well understood

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All the FAQs in Insurance

What is the difference between first party and third party coverage?
First party cover refers to insurance to protect your own business exposure and costs. Third party cover provides insurance against the losses and claims m...
I use social media to market my business. Is that covered too?
Cover is available for incidents relating to social media, however, each insurer takes their own view on this subject area and the level of cover provided,...
If I have cyber insurance, which security practices do I no longer need?
You will still need to have strong security in place, such as anti-virus and risk management. Cyber insurance should not be relied on, as a data breach can...
Are we still responsible if there is a breach to our system?
Yes, protecting customer information is your organisation’s responsibility and you are liable for any losses, regardless of whether third parties are use...
Which industries/sectors require cyber insurance?
For any organisation, within any industry, which relies on their IT systems to trade, conduct their business, maintain records or handle personally identif...
Does cyber insurance cover breaches relating to websites? (Such as defacement, etc.)
Yes. This type of insurance can also provide cover for the loss of profit following events such as a DDoS attack (explained in our answer ...
I don’t store any customer information on my network, do I still need cyber insurance?
If this data is being transmitted in any way, cyber insurance policies will generally cover any data breaches which occur via the transmission of the data-...
What sort of things does basic Cyber Insurance cover in general?
A standard cyber insurance package should cover the following elements: Legal liability cover, which should provide legal aid to in the event o...
Why do I need Cyber Insurance? How does it benefit me and my business?
Most industries now heavily rely on technology, leading to IT becoming a core factor for the smooth running of a business.  However, this also means data ...
Do I need Cyber Insurance?
Whilst it’s not currently a legal requirement we recommend to anybody that uses IT in any capacity should consider their risk exposure and therefore the ...

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