In the digital world that so many businesses operate in today, it’s necessary to insure more than just physical property. Businesses must protect their digital data, as well. Here’s a look at the protections that commercial property policies usually provide Massachusetts businesses with -- and why most businesses should consider getting cyber insurance.
Many Massachusetts businesses have thousands, and sometimes tens of thousands, of dollars invested in computers and mobile devices. Because computers are so valuable -- and the data on them is often even more valuable -- it’s important to make sure they’re properly insured. To best insure your business’ computers, your company will probably need a combination of cyber insurance, commercial property and inland marine insurance. Here’s a look at how these three coverages can work together to help protect your business’ computers and the data on them.
New stories of cyber attacks and data breaches have become a regular occurrence. While many nationally run stories focus on incidents involving major companies that have vast amounts of data, big companies are far from the only businesses that need to insure themselves against data breaches. Here are five potential incidents that show why small and medium businesses in Northampton, Massachusetts should consider getting a cyber liability insurance policy.