Survey: 70% of Small Business Owners Interested in Data Breach Insurance

Commissioned by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., Ponemon Institute’s survey results show many small businesses have had a data breach, almost all involving electronic records.

March 6, 2013

Carrie Burns

Employee or contractor mistakes, lost or stolen laptops, smart phones and storage media, and procedural mistakes are the primary causes of small business data breaches, according to research commissioned by data compromise insurer The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., a member of Munich Re's Risk Solutions family.

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