Celesq® Programs

Countering Crime Insurers “Direct Loss Defenses against Coverage for Cyber Scams

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Among the various arguments insurance companies have deployed to attempt to deny “Computer Fraud coverage under crime policies, three have been focal points in multiple court contests. All three are variants on the theme that the crime in question was not “brute force hacking per se direct invasion of a computer but scams that in one way or another induced action from individuals acting on behalf of the targeted organization. Participants in this session will learn the nuances of these defenses against coverage, the grounds on which state and federal courts have rejected them, and the terms in which to credibly resist coverage denials under crime policies when their organizations are the victims of cyber scams.

Available in States

  • California
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • (ADR) Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Complex Litigation
  • Complex Resolution Strategy
  • Computer, Internet & E-Commerce Law
  • Criminal Law & Procedure
  • Criminal Practice & Procedure
  • Data Security and Outsourcing
  • Federal Courts
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Litigation Skills
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Negligence, Malpractice & Personal Injury
  • Privacy Law
  • Regulatory and Administrative Law


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit