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The Great Barry Manilow Coincidence
Posted on 9 Sep 2015 by Randy J. Maniloff

Tapas: Small Dishes of Insurance Coverage News & Notes The Open Mic column in the last issue of CO – July 15th -- was titled “Barry Manilow And Cyber Coverage: Court Writes The Songs For Policyholders.” It addressed an Oregon... Read More

Just How Many Cyber Policies Are Floating Around Out There? (Not Nearly As Many As You Are Being Told)
Posted on 20 Mar 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Sometimes there are questions for which nobody knows the answer. And sometimes there are questions to which I know the answer but wish I didn’t – like how many Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies I ate last night. One question in the Tootsie Roll... Read More

CGL And Data Breach: Taking A Different Approach Than – Is There Publication Of Material That Violates A Person’s Right Of Privacy?
Posted on 7 Apr 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

Lately the coverage world has been abuzz over the New York trial court’s decision in Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Sony Corp. of America -- the first decision to address in earnest whether a commercial general liability policy provides coverage for... Read More

Coverage for Cyber Risks
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn

By Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP In their article appearing in the May/June 2011 issue of Coverage , "Coverage for Cyber Risks," Louis Chiafullo and Brett Kahn first observe that the costs arising... Read More

The Target Data Breach: Some Preliminary Thoughts On Coverage; The Great Connecticut Coincidence; And The Real Insurance Impact
Posted on 24 Feb 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

So far the focus of the Target data breach has been on its scope, how it may have happened, Target’s response and the various types of financial havoc that it could cause for the nation’s second largest retailer. But no doubt it won’t... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Denial-of-Service Attacks
Posted on 17 May 2011 by Scott Godes

By Scott Godes, Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP It seems that 2011 has been the year of cyberattacks - denial of service attacks, data breaches, and more. Would your insurance policies cover those events? Beyond the denial of service attacks that made... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Data Breaches - What Every Business Needs to Know
Posted on 24 Jun 2014 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Michael R. Kelley . According to FBI Director Robert Mueller, "there are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be…." Computer hackers stealing our personal information (social security numbers... Read More

Coverage for Cyber Risks
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn

By Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP In their article appearing in the May/June 2011 issue of Coverage , "Coverage for Cyber Risks," Louis Chiafullo and Brett Kahn first observe that the costs... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Denial-of-Service Attacks
Posted on 17 May 2011 by Scott Godes

By Scott Godes, Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP It seems that 2011 has been the year of cyberattacks - denial of service attacks, data breaches, and more. Would your insurance policies cover those events? Beyond the denial of service attacks that... Read More