5 Reasons Sony Data Breach Coverage Denial Is Wrong

5 Reasons Sony Data Breach Coverage Denial Is Wrong

A New York trial judge recently let Sony Corp.’s insurers, Zurich American Insurance Co. and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., off the coverage hook for Sony’s massive 2011 PlayStation data breach. Among the reasons Sony appears to have excellent grounds for appeal is a well-established rule of insurance contract construction that “ambiguities in an insurance policy are to be construed against the insurer,” says Roberta Anderson of K&L Gates LLP.

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