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The Cloud: Selected Benefits, Risks and Insurance Coverage Issues (Part 1) - Insurance Coverage

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Posted on: Aug 3, 2017

The reality that business data of all kinds is now stored, managed, accessed and maintained in the cloud is inescapable. The reasons for this migration of data from within an organization’s network computing system to a vended cloud provider are infinitely varied. In this two-part series, we will explore the benefits, risks and insurance coverage issues associated with the cloud.

Whatever the reason fueling the migration of data, one thing is certain – coupled with the movement of data and the use of cloud services is the introduction of additional risk. It’s true that many companies will actually improve the security of their data by shifting to the cloud. In many cases, companies are obtaining better data security when in a cloud environment because they’re working with cloud providers that make security a top priority.

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This article was submitted by Andrea Warren, Barnes & Thornburg LLP. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Insurance Coverage Section page, please email Kara Sikorski at


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