Any business that handles or stores private customer, patient or employee information is at risk for a data breach. When this sensitive information is lost or stolen, it’s important to act quickly to restore confidence in your business. If a breach occurs, The Hartford’s Data breach coverage can help pay for the expenses to notify impacted individuals, engage credit monitoring services (if warranted), public relations and more. We also offer coverage to help with defense and settlement or judgment costs in the event your business is sued because of a breach. And coverage is provided even if private data is stored internationally. Additional coverage options can help:
- Replace lost income and pay for extra expenses incurred to keep your business running if your business must close temporarily or slow operations due to a covered data breach.
- Protect a business from a data breach that occurred prior to the policy effective date.
- Pay for extortion expenses and ransom payments associated with the threat of a data breach.