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Aug 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Study: Half of Businesses Will Hire IT Security Contractors by 2018

 A recently published study from Gartner predicts that, by 2018, half of all businesses will hire IT security contractors to manage data...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Issues Spear Phishing Data Breach Prevention Tips for Network and Security Consultants

Symantec's 2014 Internet Security Threat Report shows a 91 percent increase in spear phishing attacks from 2012 to 2013, a trend TechInsurance...

May 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance: eBay Hack Could Lead to Spear Phishing

 TechInsurance, the nation's leading online source of business insurance for small IT firms, announced today that eBay's recent data breach...

May 07, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Hails Report That Lets IT Pros Better Manage Third-Party Data Breach Exposure

 TechInsurance, the nation's leading online source of business insurance for small IT businesses, today lauded resources included in Verizon...

Apr 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Warns of Hidden Costs to IT Firms with End of Windows XP Support

 TechInsurance, the leading online provider of insurance for small IT businesses, announced today that two recent rulings handed down in...

Mar 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Issues Recommendations for iOS Security Consultants

TechInsurance, the nation's leading online insurance provider for small IT businesses, freelancers, and independent contractors, today published...

Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Cites New Data Breach Catalog, Recommends More E&O for Those with Retail Clients

 TechInsurance, the nation's leading provider of insurance for small IT businesses, freelancers, and independent contractors, today released...

Feb 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Adapts Deloitte's 2014 Risk Management Recommendations for Small Tech Businesses

 TechInsurance, the nation's leading online provider of business insurance for freelancers, independent contractors, and small businesses in IT...

Dec 19, 2013, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Warns IT Pros: Holiday Shopping Season Is Data Breach Season

With mobile purchases accounting for more than 17 percent of all purchases and 31.7 percent of all shopping traffic this holiday season,...

Dec 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Publishes Guide for Reducing Cost of a Data Breach

 CNN reported Thursday that 2 million users of Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, and other sites were victims of a data breach involving stolen login...

Nov 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Issues Recommendations to Help IT Professionals Handle Client Crises on Cyber Monday

On Cyber Monday, just a week from today, online shoppers are expected to spend $1.8 billion on online purchases from smartphones, tablets, laptops,...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:11 ET

Google's Blacklist Opens IT Vendors to Possibility of Costly Lawsuits

 Small businesses remain prime targets for cybercrime. For small businesses, particularly entering the holiday season, the fallout from an...

Oct 29, 2013, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance Warning: Avoid E&O Traps That Botched HealthCare.gov Launch

If IT contractors need a reminder of what can go wrong on a major project, HealthCare.gov, the federal government's online health insurance...

Oct 23, 2013, 08:00 ET

TechInsurance Issues Client Education Guidelines that Reduce Data Breach Exposure

In its 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report, Verizon Enterprise reports that 74% of data breaches to small businesses are "crimes of opportunity"...

Sep 24, 2013, 09:00 ET

TechInsurance's New Fidelity Bond Offerings Mean Better Competition, Prices for IT Businesses

 TechInsurance, the country's leading online agent of insurance for small IT businesses, announced this week an expansion of its fidelity bond...

Aug 12, 2013, 08:00 ET

Affordable Care Act Brings New Risks to Healthcare IT Departments

The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is bringing major changes to the healthcare industry, such as electronic health records, the transition to...