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Security contractors urged to take out personal indemnity insurance

As the epidemic of virus and spam continues, security professionals may need legal protection from losses caused by security breaches, according to legal experts. The increasing number of virus and worm attacks means that significant numbers of security contractors could face legal action after their client’s systems have been attacked, say industry experts. There was more virus and worm activity in the first three months of 2004 than in the whole of last year, and despite efforts by software and hardware vendors to address the problems, the situation seems to be getting worse. As the number of attacks increases, there is an increasing risk that consultants will be blamed for disrupted services and lost data. Full Story

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