Topic: Cyber risk

An Architect’s Guide to Buying Cyber Liability Coverage

Cyber Liability has become a hot topic due to high profile cyberattacks. Increasing awareness has fueled demand for cyber liability insurance and the number of insurance carriers writing coverage has increased. Since there is no standardized policy form, comparing the policy forms to identify key coverage differences is important for the architect to make an…

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Get Ahead of Cyber Risk Webinar

Learn  how to avoid the professional and business liability implications of this increasing digital threat. It’s important for architecture firms of all sizes to take steps now to address the risks, minimize any possible data breach that occurs–and manage it if it does. Former Victor US Senior Vice President and Professional Liability Leader, Jill Tellez,…

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The Threat is Real: Cyber Attacks Against Architectural Firms

Many architectural firms are tempted into believing they’re safe from cyberattacks because they don’t consider their data to be “sensitive” enough to attract criminals. Cybercriminals are sophisticated, deliberate and efficient in how they monetize their efforts. If you use the internet for any reason – even if just for basics such as email, submitting invoices…

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An Architect’s Guide to Managing Cyber Threats

By Victor Insurance Managers Inc. Summary It can happen to anyone. An event on a system or network detected by a security device or application: malicious activity that is attempting to collect, disrupt, deny, degrade or destroy information system resources or the information itself. As an architect, if you don’t think you need cyber protection…

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Take Cyber Liability Exposures Seriously

Professional service firms are facing an increased exposure to cyber liability. According to Victor, many firms do not take the necessary steps to secure their systems, guard their digital assets, protect confidential client information, and maintain productivity. Each firm should have digital protection protocols that help avoid or minimize data breaches. There should also be…

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Protect Your Firm from Ransomware Disaster

In this age of increasing cyber crime, professional service firms either have been victims of ransomware or likely will be eventually. Firms that have experienced the chaos and despair that a ransomware attack causes know that the effects are costly, debilitating, and damaging to a firm’s reputation. Through staff education, comprehensive data protection procedures, and…

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Cyber Liability Is Real

Cyber liability insurance is a valuable risk management solution that addresses the emerging coverage gaps found in traditional professional liability policies. This is mainly due to the increasing reliance on technology and the use of data in design firms. From criminals tricking you into paying false invoices, to liability arising from lost data, to income…

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Navigating Risk in Digital Practice

The report, BIM Me Up, Scotty: Navigating Risk in Digital Practice, is your chance to get the inside on preemptive risk management for your digital travels. It is an opportunity to gain insight for managing your practice so that you can put up your deflector shields to guard against incursions from the litigious Borgs that…

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