Is That Really Your Client E-mailing You?

August 14, 2018 I received an e-mail late last Friday afternoon. It was the end of the week and the end of the day, and truth be told, I was trying to get out of the office for the weekend. The e-mail came from a firm client, was sent with “High Importance,” and included the […]

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Do the Risks of Outsourcing Your I.T. Outweigh the Rewards?

August 8, 2018 Corporations can realize significant savings by contracting for offshore technology assistance, but you must ensure that the associated risks do not outweigh the savings. A Missouri complaint that was recently filed provides a cautionary tale. While this case is in its infancy and the facts from the complaint remain allegations, it highlights […]

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July was a Great Month for Cyber Insureds!

July 23, 2018 Policy holders are on a “cyber” roll in July, having prevailed in claims against their insurance carriers in two closely-watched “computer fraud” cases on appeal. In Medidata Solutions, Inc. v. Federal Insurance Company, the U.S. Court of Appels for the Second Circuit affirmed the lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor […]

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Insured for Cyberfraud? Think Again.

January 16, 2018 Although companies may be operating under the perfectly reasonable expectation that their insurance policies cover them against cyberfraud schemes, they might be surprised to know (or maybe not) that their insurers are taking the exact opposite position when confronted with such claims. In courtrooms across the country, insurers are consistently denying coverage […]

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