Author Archives: Sharon Lyon

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 216 – January 22, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. Among the stories we’re highlighting this month: ransomware attacks continue to grow in number and severity, more lawsuits in the healthcare and retail sectors, a severe security breach (web skimming attack) of an online school accounting platform, a

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 215 – December 18, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting a $14M ransom and $6M settlement in the healthcare sector, more ransomware attacks on public entities, the expanding scope of the Desjardins data breach, and the largest GDPR fine to-date. Don’t miss the items

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 213 – October 3, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting the growing menace of ransomware, big breaches in retail and social media, a new study from AppRiver on the cost of data breaches for SMEs, and alleged failures of corporate executives to handle breaches

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 212 – August 13, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting cloud risk, a new IBM study on the cost of a data breach, cybercrime against public entities, big penalties from the UK’s ICO, along with the usual suspects – hackers, malware and ransomware. Don’t

Cyber Risk News, Vol. 211 – July 10, 2019

We bring to your attention a sampling of recent media stories involving cyber risk & privacy liability. This month we’re highlighting vendor risk, cloud risk, critical-infrastructure risk, security flaws, and the usual suspects – hackers, malware and ransomware. Don’t miss the items in ORANGE below. CLOUD Ford, TD Bank Files Found Online in Cloud Data

Kroll and NetDiligence Partnership Fast-Tracking Insured Cyber Resiliency

Kroll and NetDiligence Partnership Enhances Carrier Portfolios By Fast-Tracking Insured Cyber Resiliency Automated enrollment of insureds in cyber threat monitoring to accelerate awareness of threats and strategic response, helping reduce overall risk in carrier portfolios NEW YORK – JUNE 12, 2019 – Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and

New Insurance Industry Cybercrime Task Force

NetDiligence-Sponsored Task Force Publishes First Report
PHILADELPHIA, JUNE 11, 2019
– NetDiligence®, a leading provider of cyber risk readiness and response services, announced today that it has published The Cybercrime Explosion, a new report from the Insurance Industry Cybercrime Task Force (IITRC), a specialized think tank sponsored by NetDiligence.

NetDiligence® Announces Strategic Alliance with Infiniqo

Interactive Training Scenarios for Cyber Risk Management
PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2019
– NetDiligence®, a leading provider of cyber risk readiness and response services, announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance with infiniqo, Inc., a new technology company that provides 3D-simulation products for cyber insurance companies and their policyholders.