With ransomware attacks increasing, cyber insurance now seen as a necessity, not a luxury (publication)

Many thanks to Security Magazine for publishing my recent article With ransomware attacks increasing, cyber insurance now seen as a necessity, not a luxury In reality, there is no “secure” — even when the best security measures are taken. When hackers want to get in and disrupt a business, they will. Companies must be resilient, … Continue reading With ransomware attacks increasing, cyber insurance now seen as a necessity, not a luxury (publication)

Texas Bar Journal 2019 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update

The Texas Bar Journal’s 2019 year-end Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update was once again provided by Shawn Tuma and addressed the following issues: Texas' New Data Breach Notification Requirements effective January 1, 2020Whether website scraping allegations are sufficient to invoke Texas and federal "hacking" lawsWhether viewing pictures on another's cellphone violates Texas "hacking" lawCyber Insurance -- why … Continue reading Texas Bar Journal 2019 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update

Cybersecurity Legal Issues in the Heart of the Covid-19 Pandemic

I spoke recently via the miracle of the Internet on the Avant Technology Insights with Ken Presti podcast. Our topic was legal issues in cybersecurity. We focused on dealing with cybersecurity in the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic, the need for companies to continue to focus on solid basic cyber hygiene, and why it is … Continue reading Cybersecurity Legal Issues in the Heart of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Two Cyber Insurance Issues Service Providers Should Discuss with Their Clients

If you are a service provider, there are two things about cyber insurance that you should discuss with your clients and make sure they understand. Watch this 2 minute video to better understand why: https://youtu.be/QRi9IIpIWRM So, what are those two things? In today’s environment, every company has substantial cyber risk and every company needs cyber … Continue reading Two Cyber Insurance Issues Service Providers Should Discuss with Their Clients

Attend Tuma’s Upcoming Webinar: Understanding How Cyber Insurance Impacts Your Incident Response Planning

Shawn Tuma will be hosting a complimentary webinar with SecureWorld on Noon CST on Friday, April 17, 2020. You can register HERE. Why should you attend this webinar? Companies not only need to get the right cyber insurance, but, they must also know how to properly use it once they have it. One of the … Continue reading Attend Tuma’s Upcoming Webinar: Understanding How Cyber Insurance Impacts Your Incident Response Planning