Boosting Your Cybersecurity Posture for Better Coverage

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Navigating technology and insurance jargon may be hard when looking for cyber insurance for your small business. There are even different types of cyber coverage; you might not be sure what you need because you’re not a cybersecurity expert. Plus, once you have coverage, there’s always the risk of not receiving a payout in the event of an incident if you don’t meet your policy’s requirements. Partnering with a service provider can make qualifying for cyber insurance easier.   An expert service provider can bring a lot to the table in terms of cyber insurance; you can get help with the following:

Auditing and complying with insurance policies

By partnering with a specialized service provider, you can improve your chances of receiving a payout following an incident. Many insurance policies require you to take specific actions to reduce your risk of a cyberattack. These actions may involve maintaining strict security protocols and procedures, regularly backing up data, etc. A service provider can help handle all these and ensure we follow the security measures to protect your data and comply with policy requirements.

Picking the right coverage for your business

Without a basic understanding of cybersecurity, knowing which type of cyber insurance is best for your company can be difficult because of the many available options (theft, liability, and extortion). A service provider can evaluate your company and direct you toward the proper coverage. The drawback of not having the right insurance coverage is that you’ll have to pay the premium and get nothing when needed.

Improving your cybersecurity posture

Insurance companies are wary of taking on too much risk because of the skyrocketing rate of cybercrime. Although this makes getting cyber insurance coverage challenging, it is not impossible. If you have a strong cybersecurity posture, your chances of getting coverage will be higher.

A service provider can help you assess your cybersecurity risks and recommend ways to improve your overall cybersecurity posture. We can also help you implement security controls and monitor your network for threats. If you suffer a data breach, an IT service provider can help you with the incident response process. If you’re hoping to qualify for a cyber insurance policy, a specialized cybersecurity service provider like us can help. We can help you understand how to increase your chances of receiving coverage and a payout in the event of an incident. To learn more, schedule a no-obligation consultation or visit us at 

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Terry Cutler

I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Internet Safety University, an educational system helping to defend corporations and individuals against growing cyber threats. I’m a federal government-cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the founder of Cyology Labs, a first-line security defence firm headquartered in Montréal, Canada. In 2020, I wrote a bestselling book about the secrets of internet safety from the viewpoint of an ethical hacker. I’m a frequent contributor to National & Global media coverage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and social network dangers families and individuals face daily.