If a client experiences an online security breach, they may blame and sue their IT consultant. That’s why third-party Cyber Liability Insurance is important for your line of work. If you’re sued over a client’s data breach, your policy can help pay your legal expenses. Cyber Insurance can also cover the cost of:
- Customer notifications.
- Security incident investigations.
- Cyber extortion.
Though insurance can help you out of a financial bind, it should be a last resort. Your first line of defense? Educate your clients so they have less risk of a breach in the first place. Let’s take a look at some common mistakes your customers make and how you can educate them about cyber security best practices. (to read more jump to original article)