2 Insurance Coverage Issues Raised By Cyber Warfare

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 2:52 PM EDT) -- In June 2019, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov appeared to warn of an unfortunate reality that cybersecurity experts understand has already been a significant danger for years: “[A U.S.] cyber-war against Russia might be a hypothetical possibility.”[1]

This augural admonition came on the heels of a New York Times story reporting that the United States had escalated its efforts to make online intrusions on Russia’s power grid as a demonstration of its cyber capabilities.[2] Other U.S. cyber skirmishes with rogue countries like Iran and North Korea have been well documented.[3] Losses arising out of “war” are excluded from coverage on most insurance...

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