Tag Archives: cyber

O2 or NO2?

Following last week’s downtime from O2 of 24 hours, which to most of us felt like a lifetime, it has given us a prompt to remind our clients of how important Cyber Insurance can be, in particular for mobile phones. It is scary to think how much we rely on our smart phones for lots […]

With the advent of GDPR should you be considering Cyber Insurance?

The short answer is yes! At ProAktive we consider that every business, irrespective of its size, should consider Cyber Insurance. As organisations have become more reliant on IT we have seen more & more companies buying cyber cover. On 25th May 2018 this became crucial when the General Data Protection Regulations became effective, meaning that […]

How secure is your electronic marketplace?

Your computer system may be secure, but how much do you rely on a Third Party customer or a supplier’s platform for your orders to be placed and then passed to you for processing? Businesses are dealing more and more with e-commerce companies that place orders on behalf of their customers for the purchase of […]

How does Cyber Insurance actually protect your business?

The regulatory and legislative requirements you need to comply with in the aftermath of a data breach can be mind boggling to even the most prepared businesses. Expert advice and guidance is therefore essential when making decisions and implementing plans to mitigate the reputational damage, law suits and regulatory investigations arising from a data breach. […]

Cyber Insurance – what is it?

“We don’t need that. It’ll never happen to us. We’ve got great controls!’’ Many businesses are unaware that they are inadequately insured in respect of a data breach. Cyber insurance can play an essential part in helping a company with the costs that occur when dealing with a data breach. These costs can include: Loss […]

Cyber Liabilities: how to protect your business

Talk Talk, the phone and broadband provider, have been hit with a significant and sustained cyber attack, where over 4 million UK customers may have had their banking details and personal information accessed by cyber criminals. We have brought this serious risk management issue to your attention in the past to explain the impact it could […]

How secure is your supply chain?

In recent years we have seen earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic ash clouds and now super storms. It is inevitable that humanity will face other catastrophes but we don’t know what, where or when it will strike.  Add to this international political uncertainty and you have an unpredictable cocktail over which we have little control. What is […]

Cyber Liabilities – how to protect your business

Under the Data Protection Act, companies dealing with and storing sensitive and personal information digitally must take the proper measures to ensure this data is never compromised. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of business owners to protect their clients’ data. Failing to do so can result in a data breach, which costs companies billions of pounds […]