Companies operating in the U.S. may soon find it difficult to operate without cyber security insurance. Recently, White House officials, in closed-door meetings with insurance industry leaders, laid the groundwork for a joint public-private sector working group to identify barriers that may be preventing insurers from writing more cyber security policies.
Currently, only a small number of insurers offer cyber security policies which can include theft of data, denial-of-service and virus attacks, Website defacement and subsequent outages, credit card fraud, online extortion, online libel and slander.
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