What Cyber Insurance Cases Teach About Picking the Best Policy (Part One of Two)

As cybersecurity-related insurance claims proliferate and litigation ensues, more jurisprudence in the area is being developed to guide companies as they purchase policies. Companies looking to purchase or amend their coverage can learn from examples of how other claims have fared under judicial scrutiny. This first part of our article series covering a recent Knowledge Group webinar includes the panelists’ discussion of the current cyber insurance market and the issue of publication under CGL policies. The speakers also analyze recent cases to extract the questions companies should be asking insurers about key policy definitions and exclusions. The second article will focus on lessons from the recent Cottage Health  case and discuss coverage considerations for physical damage. See also “Building a Strong Cyber Insurance Policy to Weather the Potential Storm” Part One (Nov. 25, 2015); Part Two (Dec. 9, 2015).

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