Celesq® Programs

Silent Cyber and War Gaining Coverage for Cyber Losses Under Non-Cyber Policies and Excluded Losses

Expired
Program Number
29104
Program Date
2019-06-12

Several recent cases involving the NotPetya malware highlight “silent cyber and the Hostile Acts exclusion in insurance policies. Silent cyber a term used to describe losses related to cyber incidents that are covered by policies not written specifically for cyber-related losses. In the case of NotPetya, some policyholders are looking to their commercial property insurance policies for coverage. The original of and destruction caused by NotPetya also implicates the rarely litigated Hostile Acts exclusion, previously referred to as the War Risks exclusion. This program will discuss silent cyber, how it can be triggered, what insureds should expect when making a cyber-related claim on non-cyber policy, and how the Hostile Acts exclusion can play out in terms of burden and proof.

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

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