Inside Cybersecurity

May 26, 2024

Daily News

Industry leader says 'cyber insurance' may be too narrow a designation amid potential threats

By Mariam Baksh / April 16, 2019

Insurance companies -- under pressure from potential customers seeking coverage in the event of a cyber attack -- are reassessing how they present their services in light of the capacity for such incidents to cause physical harms, according to lawyers and insurers.

“Maybe we should have never called it 'cyber,' because it gives this impression that it's very narrow,” Jennifer Beckage, partner and founder of Beckage PLLC, said at the recent Incident Response Forum -- an event sponsored by a...

Log in to access this content.

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive news and analysis on cybersecurity regulations and more.