Allen Smith quotes me in his article, “‘Wild West’ of Cyber Insurance Might Cover Spear Phishing, Other Cybercrime.”

In his article, ‘Wild West’ of Cyber Insurance Might Cover Spear Phishing, Other CybercrimeSociety for Human Resource Managementauthor Allen Smith, manager, workplace law content, for SHRM writes about cyber risks and cyber insurance.

The article opens:

The cyber insurance policy market is “a little like the Wild West of insurance,” but cyber insurance might help cover notification and legal costs incurred for data breaches or losses stemming from cybercrime, according to Scott Godes, an attorney [formerly] with Dickstein Shapiro in Washington, D.C., and author of the Corporate Insurance Blog.

In addition to quoting me on cyber insurance, the article also provides viewpoints from multiple people who deal with insurance and cyber risk issues, including Larry Ponemon, chairman of the Ponemon Institute in Traverse City, Michigan,  Ken Goldstein, vice president with Chubb Group Insurance Cos. in Simsbury, Connecticut, Peter Foster, senior vice president with Willis North America in New York, Don Fergus, an independent risk consultant in the Washington, D.C., metro area, and chairman of the ASIS IT Security Council, and Eric Sinrod, an attorney with Duane Morris in San Francisco.

Want to read the other opinions and thoughts offered on the subject?  Then click on over to ‘Wild West’ of Cyber Insurance Might Cover Spear Phishing, Other Cybercrime to read the entire article.


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