Can 'cyberinsurance' protect you from data breach catastrophe?

Tuesday, 19 June 2007, 10:58 AM EST

Laptops are walking away. Hackers are breaking in. Tapes are missing in transit. Any of these developments could lead to a data breach, which, combined with state disclosure laws, could trigger crushing expenses.

A cyberinsurance policy could cover such losses, but they may be expensive, complex and somewhat difficult to acquire -- and it may even be more difficult to determine if they are truly worthwhile.

At Computerworld.

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