Social Engineering: the Crime That Involves Your Cooperation

It sounds like far-fetched technology from a spy movie:  an enemy agent lays in wait, spying on C-level employee’s email and instant messaging. For months, they observe patterns and language; learn personal details; and communication styles. They also catch and release each correspondence to seize control and impersonate an officer when the moment is just … Continued

Cyber Liability, Social Engineering, and Professional Liability: What is the Difference?

The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a remarkable increase in the potential exposures facing businesses.  A traditional business liability policy is extremely unlikely to protect against most cyber exposures. Standard commercial policies are written to insure against injury or physical loss and will do little, if … Continued