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If insurers don’t want to cover cyber liability under a general liability policy they’d better check their wordings and introduce exclusions if necessary. Whether or not cyber breaches are covered under the “personal and advertising injury” section of commercial general liability policies depends on the circumstances of each case. I discuss two cases which illustrate this point. In the US, Recall Total contracted with IBM to transport and store various electronic records to Ex Log.…
One of the main concerns for South African businesses is dealing with cyber threats. While loss or harm caused by cyber incidents is not entirely new, these incidents have become more common in recent years due to the rapid advances in technology and the changes in many business models. By way of an example, machines are programmed to operate using technology and businesses trade on-line. The question which arises is how businesses respond to prevent…