Crum & Forster Launches New Service to Protect against Cyber Risk

August 17, 2011

Crum & Forster (C&F) has launched a new service to assist policyholders effectively manage and protect against cyber risk.

Network attacks and privacy violations are occurring with increasing frequency. Even with strong security and privacy controls in place, companies can be victimized by internal fraud, business interruption, damage or theft of data and cyber extortion.

C&F has made available eRisk Hub, a private Web-based portal (http://www.eriskhub.com) to provide policyholders with information and technical resources that can assist them in the prevention of network, cyber and privacy losses and support them in the timely reporting and recovery of losses if an incident occurs. The portal is powered and maintained by NetDiligence, a cyber risk assessment services company.

Crum & Forster says that once an incident occurs, clients may need immediate help and expertise to respond and recover. Because incidents can be very complex, these companies may need assistance across a broad range of disciplines, including legal/regulatory compliance, information technology (IT) security, privacy, disaster recovery/business continuity, computer forensics, forensic accounting, public relations, credit monitoring and law enforcement.

C&F’s new service will be available to their Network Security and Privacy policyholders and will contain access to a breach coach hotline, a series of pre- and post-breach vendors, whitepapers and other resources to prevent against breaches and assist if a breach occurs.

 

 

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