It’s been a tough year for retail. Just ask J.C. Penny, Macy’s or Target. As e-commerce continues to overtake retail (thanks Amazon), traditional retailers need to employ different strategies to satisfy customers. In other words, it’s time to start pivoting. Startups are all too familiar with pivoting, and many startups do so at least once. Sounds … Read More
Copyright 2017 Home Box Office, Inc. Winter is com…wait, nope, those are lawyers. Lawyers are coming. Fresh off the heels of the personally identifiable information (PII) of every registered voter in the United States being stolen, another American institution is on the defense. OK so maybe it’s not an “institution” per se. HBO was the … Read More
Retail Giant Target was hit with a massive data breach incident during the holiday season of 2013. We posted a few articles outlining the severity of the breach and speculating on how cyber insurance may be their lifeline. Here’s a quick follow up on the claims the company has seen since the incident. VentureBeat … Read More
For anyone that hasn’t heard, Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurance providers, suffered a data breach in which an estimated 80 Million customer and employee records containing personally identifiable information were compromised.
Last year we did a post on startups out there that are giving people more to be thankful for. Here’s an update on those companies:
Our friends over at egress sent us this really great infographic that shows the current state of cybersecurity and data breach issues surrounding costs, incidence rates, and those most effected. The numbers are based on data collect by the UK-based Department for Business Innovation & Skills, but in an ever-growing global economy, they certainly … Read More
“Barefoot” running shoes have trended hard over the last few years. Vibram is the company behind this revolution with their “FiveFingers” shoe product. They touted the shoes as having a full range of benefits including: Strengthen muscles in the feet and lower legs Improve range of motion in the ankles, feet, and toes Stimulate neural function important … Read More
We can’t resist talking about this Target Data breach incident. It has become a major talking point in tech community and the news that keeps surfacing makes for a great little case study. So in the latest bit of news to surface:
Since we rarely go more than a couple weeks without a data breach post, it seems we’re a bit overdue. It looks like we can get back on track thanks to Target’s point-of-sale systems and their security weaknesses. If you were out braving the angry mobs this black Friday and you happened to “storm … Read More
One of the major products we provide for our clients is Directors and Officers Insurance. Admittedly 90% of our D&O clients sought us out because their investors required them to get coverage. Don’t be mistaken, though…startups need D&O insurance regardless of the investor situation.