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Stines Comments on GDPR-Specific Insurance Policies for Businesses

25 Feb 2019

According to the cybersecurity news website DarkReading.com, cyber insurance provider Coalition has new policies primarily for small and midsize companies to cover fines and costs stemming from violations of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR, which went into effect last May, imposes penalties even if no data is actually lost in a breach. For a story about the new policies, DarkReading.com spoke with Robert A. Stines, a member of the Emerging Technologies Industry Team. In the article, Mr. Stines stresses that the effectiveness of cyber insurance as a risk-transference method for GDPR is still untested and will depend on the language in the policy. To read the article, click here.

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