When many people think about identity theft and data breaches, they tend to think about credit card data and bank accounts. This makes sense given the large-scale breaches in the news lately. However, Reuters reported last week that medical information is “worth 10 times more than  credit card number[s] on the black market” a
It seems more companies are considering whether to purchase or enhance their cyber or data breach insurance coverage. In recent years, these offerings have expanded giving businesses more choice, and perhaps so has the need for such coverage given the explosion of access to and transmission of confidential data. What is interesting about this development is the different…
Massachusetts service provider contract deadline – March 1, 2012 – should be a reminder to revisit all contracts with third party vendors to ensure they require the vendor to safeguard personal information.
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