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First Steps Under New York's Cyber Rules: Risk Assessment, Policies, Procedures

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by JillAllison Opell and Ron Lebow
Insurance Journal
April 12, 2017

JillAllison Opell and Ron Lebow's article, "First Steps Under New York's Cyber Rules: Risk Assessment, Policies, Procedures," was published in the Insurance Journal on April 12, 2017.

From the article . . .

"The Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (cyber rules) promulgated by the New York Department of Financial Services went into effect on March 1. Now, insurance companies, agencies, brokerages and producers (insurance professionals) doing business in New York, even those having a limited exemption from the cyber rules, are obligated to maintain cybersecurity programs to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their information systems.

This begs the question: Exactly what must insurance professionals do to begin complying with these new regulations?"

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