European Data Protection Digest

Expert: Businesses Should Seek Cyber Insurance

DATA PROTECTION—UK

September 6, 2012

Following the recent release of new cyber risk-management guidance by the government, Pinsent Mason representative Luke Scanlon says UK firms should assess the potential cost of a cyber attack and insure against it, Out-Law.com reports. The guidance underlined the benefits for business executives and boards in implementing a “risk management approach to cybersecurity,” and the report states executives should analyse whether “key information” protections are strong enough.
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