The Lutgert Insurance Blog

The news is full of cyber liability and data breach stories. The best known may have occurred in 2011 when SONY’s Playstation Network was hacked and some 70 million users names, physical and email addresses, birthdates, and credit card numbers were stolen. SONY quickly took the system offline to reinforce it, but within days of coming back on line, hackers broke in again. The FBI believes that similar intrusions are happening to corporate networks, personal computers and government systems by the thousands every single day.

The biggest blackout in U.S. history occurred on August 14, 2003 and left over 50 million people without power in the northeast and Canada due to a software bug in an Ohio energy company’s control room. What should have been a manageable blackout turned into a widespread problem that proves blackouts can happen anywhere to anyone. Read More >>