Cyber Insurance – What is it?
When you run a small business, you face many physical risks, like property damage and injuries. But your business also faces risks that come from using technology. These include everything from data breaches to hacking. This is where cyber insurance comes into play for protection.
To protect against those risks, many businesses add cyber insurance to their business insurance policies. Cyber insurance can offer broad coverages to help protect businesses from various technology-related risks. At The Hartford, we offer two different cyber insurance policies: cyber liability insurance and data breach insurance.
Data breach insurance helps your business respond to breaches and can offer enough protection for small business owners. Cyber liability insurance is typically meant for larger businesses and offers more coverage to help prepare for, respond to and recover from cyberattacks.
Why Businesses Need Cyber Liability Insurance or Data Breach Coverage
Hackers can target personally identifiable information (PII) or personal health information (PHI) you keep on your business’ computers. That’s why it’s important to protect your business with data breach or cyber liability insurance, helping you respond quickly after a data breach or cyberattack. These coverages can help if: Find Out More Here