Proliferating threats. Not enough people to mitigate them. What’s a business to do?
Buy insurance, suggests Javvad Malik, a security advocate at AlienVault.
“Cyber insurance will surge significantly overall, and exponentially for SMBs,” he predicts in emailed remarks. The repercussions won’t just be more channel pros paying more money to their brokers either.
“It will also have the consequence of pushing SMBs to look at their overall security posture and make improvements,” Malik says. Eventually, he continues, buyers of cyber insurance may start pushing their security vendors to offer liability protection as well.
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