Ever help a customer file a cyberinsurance claim? Ever start pulling your hair out when the insurer says your client failed to exercise due diligence and refuses to pay? You’re not alone.
“We’re starting to see this go up and up and up,” said Puglia is his keynote this week. As a result, he continued, RapidFire Tools is working on new functionality that will thoroughly and automatically document everything you and your end users have done to keep hackers at bay.
“It actually does a scan of the environment, asks you some questions, and creates evidence of compliance,” Puglia said. “It’s something that we’ve had a lot of requests for.”
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