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How you can prepare for a cybersecurity attack

These are challenging times that can leave your business vulnerable to cyber attacks. Being unprepared can be costly to your bottom line as well as your reputation. According to last year’s Nationwide survey of business owners, 30 percent of small businesses with 11 to 50 employees do not provide any type of formal training on cybersecurity. This type of exposure can be prevented.

How you can prepare for a cybersecurity attack
We insure small businesses such as yours and are fully aware of the damage a data breach can do. That’s why we offer cyber liability coverages and services.

It covers employee and customer information in the event of hacking, physical theft of electronic data or hard copy files, procedural errors or fraud. Data compromise protection
 Legal reviews
 Forensic information technology services to help determine the nature and extent of an electronic breach
 Personal services for those affected, including a helpline, credit monitoring and case managers for victims of identity fraud
 Services provided by a professional public relations firm to review and respond to the potential impact of the data compromise
 Legal defense costs

This protection helps identity fraud victims restore their credit history and identity records to pretheft status.
Coverage and services extend to owners, their employees and resident family members. Identity recovery protection includes:
 An identity theft helpline staffed by counselors and specialized case managers
 Services to correct victims’ records to pretheft status, such as writing letters to credit bureaus and other institutions, as well as preparing communications to send to government agencies
 Expense reimbursement for lost wages, various legal fees and more

It gives your business protection against damage to electronic data and computer systems from a virus or other computer attack. It also protects your business’s liability to third parties that may have suffered damage due to security weaknesses in your business’s computer system. Cyber protection helps pay for:
 Restoring and recreating data
 Restoring a computer system to its preattack level
 Lost business and extra expenses
 Public relations services to communicate with outside parties concerning a computer attack and the insured’s response

These are examples of some of the coverages that your business may need. Give us a call to review the needs of your business and let us help walk you through the right options for your business. Give us a call at (317) 886-0081. The Scott Lynch Agency is a Veteran Owned Agency serving Indiana and Ohio businesses.

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