Ransomware & data breach coverage.
Does your business depend on access to your computer systems?
More and more businesses are becoming increasinlgy dependant on their computer systems and technology. Imagine you are unable to access your system because all of your data has been encrypted by ransomeware? Now imagine the malicious software demands payment of $20,000 or more to decrypt your files? This is a nightmare more and more business are falling victim to. Insurers in Ontario are responding to this threat with Cyber insurance packages. There are many different packages and coverages available.
There are more - and worse - cyber risks than most customers know.
Article Insurance Business Canada Oct 4 2017
Available coverage highlights:
Are cyber attacks covered under my commercial general liability policy?
Commercial general liability policies don't generally cover cyber exposures, whether or not they're the result of an attack.
Is cyber insurance required by law in Ontario?
Canadian law doesn't insist that you have cyber insurance in case of a breach. However, the law demands that business owners report data breaches and notify people affected by the attack.
Does cyber insurance equal cybersecurity?
Cyber insurance isn't equal to cybersecurity. Cyber insurance covers any damage from cyber attacks. However, cybersecurity protects you from breaches.
Have one of our Brokers contact you.