Undoubtedly, we are all having to deal with continuing our businesses, and our lives for that matter, in these challenging times. Business Owners are being creative with changing the products they make and sell as well as changing ways of engaging with clients and customers.
Many businesses are moving torward digital engagement whether it's using web conferencing or sharing sites, order and delivery services, or the vast set of online tools to move and collect data. You are worried about saving your business and livelyhood, however - How many people are checking what those "click-through" agreements actually commit you to legally?
With this shift, we have created a fertile ground for criminals to attempt to steal from us. Whether it's hijacking your client data, attempts at social engineering to make you part with your money or even plain old extortion attempt, the incidence rate of these issues is skyrocketing. Take a quick look at this article regarding one of the instantly popular meeting sites, Zoom: https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/1/21202584/zoom-security-privacy-issues-video-conferencing-software-coronavirus-demand-response
If you have moved your business into using digital engagment methods, please review your cyber coverage. Many package policies include some sort of Data Liability coverage, but the limits are usually small and there are limitations on coverage. Several comprehensive cyber policy providers are out there and can protect your business while you get smart using digital tools. We can help if you would like us to review as well - Submit a contact request form and we can do it - online! Stay safe!