4 Cyberinsurance Battlegrounds To Watch

Law360, Los Angeles (July 2, 2015, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Columbia Casualty Co.'s attempt to bar coverage for a data breach due to a policyholder's alleged lax security is one of several developments that has experts predicting more coverage disputes over issues including inadequate safeguards, terrorism and third-party responsibility. Here, Law360 examines four key battlegrounds in cyberinsurance litigation.

Security Requirements

Columbia Casualty grabbed insurance attorneys' attention in early May when it sued hospital operator Cottage Health System in California federal court, seeking a declaration that it has no obligation to defend or indemnify Cottage Health for a class action settlement or regulatory investigation tied to a data breach that exposed patients'...

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