Outside Publication

Health Insurance for Data Breaches, The National Law Review

November 09, 2015

In a previous post we reviewed insurance coverage that is now available to protect companies against potential third-party claims resulting from their failure to protect the private or confidential data of consumers and other businesses.

An important compliment to “third-party” cybersecurity liability insurance is “first-party” cyber-risk insurance. “First-party” insurance coverage protects the insured against losses or damage that the insured itself sustains. Well-known “first-party” coverage includes health insurance and fire, flood, and other coverages afforded under traditional homeowner insurance policies.

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