High profile cyber attacks back in the news

By June 1, 2016

In 2012, LinkedIn was a victim of a major cyber attack and data theft which they believed had been fully addressed at the time. Last month they published a press release and sent an email to all of their members advising them of a further breach of their data security.

It has emerged that the extent of the 2012 breach was far greater than previously thought and LinkedIn have advised that in excees of 100 million LinkedIn members could have been affected by a second release of secure member details in May 2016.

With cyber attacks on the rise and cyber criminals constamtly evolving in order to overcome security measures have you considered the impact a cyber attack could have on your bsuiness.

Most are unaware that a traditional commercial insurance policy is extremely unlikely to protect against cyber exposures and related damages and costs. Our Cyber Attack information sheet is free to download and provides information of the kind of risks all businesses are exposed to with details of real life claims and the colutions available to you, should your business be exposed.

You can download it for free here.

More information on the LinkedIn cyber attack and what to do if you think you have been affected is available on their blog

 

 

 

 

 

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