On Patriot’s Day, April 15, 2013, shortly before 3:00 p.m., two bombs went off on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. In addition to three deaths and 150+ injured, nearby property was damaged and businesses were closed up to a week for the investigation. This was a grand scale calamity, the reason why people and businesses buy insurance: so they are protected when the unexpected happens.
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As business owners of all sizes become more aware of the need for insurance products to cover cyber risks of all types, Allied World has launched a great tool for getting quick pricing information on cverages. The following is a quote describing the new tool and interactive website:

On November 15, 2012, Allied World launched

A data breach occurs and personal information about your customers is compromised. It can happen to any size business, big or small, and the costs to your business can be significant. Every company stores private information including credit card numbers and social security numbers that are vulnerable to a deliberate cyber incident such as unauthorized