Demand for Cyber Liability Insurance Increases

The increased threat and vulnerability that companies face with regards to online attacks is growing. Businesses are looking at ways to mitigate this exposure through added security measures, dedicated IT partners, enhanced fire wall protection, added passwords, encryption and cyber liability insurance. We are starting to see a rise in the inte...
Posted: 8/1/2013 9:07:13 AM by MSI

Top Cyber Vulnerabilities

According to the "HP 2012 Cyber Risk Report," conducted by Hewlett-Packard Co., the top mobile application vulnerabilities are as follows along with the percentage (%) of apps experiencing the issue: Unauthorized Access (18%) Cross-site Scripting (15%) Sensitive Information Disclosure (12%) Insecure Session Handling (11%) Cookie H...
Posted: 5/31/2013 1:01:59 PM by MSI

Cyber Attacks on the Rise

The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) recently polled Canadian businesses regarding cyber attacks.  The survey report, "Study of the Impact of Cyber Crime on Business in Canada: Fighting Cybercrime Together" found that 69% of the Canadian Businesses surveyed had experienced a cyber attack in a 12 month perio...
Posted: 5/10/2013 3:46:28 PM by MSI

6 Reasons You Should Have Cyber Liability Insurance

It's not just for big companies. Cyber insurance can make the difference between staying in business or shutting your doors after an attack. Imagine for a moment that your company has come under attack by a skilled hacker. The hacker has accessed your customers' names and contact information--and worse--your employees' social securi...
Posted: 3/28/2013 12:15:53 PM by MSI

Cyber Security Exposures for Cloud Based Storage

Companies that have moved their data management systems to a cloud-based platform or who are contemplating moving to a cloud-based platform need to consider the implications, challenges and exposures.  "There is jurisdictional ambiguity surrounding the technology, both in terms of data security and breach of notification laws, as well ...
Posted: 3/6/2013 2:49:49 PM by MSI

U.S. Federal Reserve subject of Hacker Breach - Cyber Attack

The on-line intrusion was publicized by activist group Anonymous.  The integrity of the Fed's systems is vital to ensure confidence in its ability to securely transmit highly confidential information, including communications about U.S. monetary policy and the banks that it supervises.  Cyber attacks have increased substantially a...
Posted: 2/12/2013 2:35:19 PM by MSI

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