Stand Alone Cyber Insurance Cover Sees Increase in Demand

12 May 2015

Welcome to the third edition of JLT Specialty’s cyber newsletter.

Main features in this issue:

Demand for stand-alone cyber cover Demand for stand-alone cyber insurance has increased by 50% in the first three months of this year compared to last year.

Q&A Google browser cookies A ground-breaking data privacy related legal judgment was made in the UK courts recently, and it could have wide-ranging implications for future data protection claims. Cyber Decoder speaks to Hans Allnutt, Partner at DAC Beachcroft, to learn more

British Airways data breach At the end of March, a large number of British Airways Executive Club members found that their air miles were no longer in their accounts. Others on the frequent flyer scheme were unable to access their accounts altogether.

USA FCC breach settlement On April the 8th 2015, it was confirmed by the USA Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that they had reached a USD 25 million settlement with AT&T Inc. (AT&T) over an incident concerning a consumer data breach at their call centres.

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