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Accountants & Solicitors Ignore Cyber Risks

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By Duncan Sutcliffe

As an insurance broker my clients expect me to appraise what is valuable and important to their business, assess the potential threats, the consequences of an incident and then advise on ways to reduce the risks and recommend relevant insurance to mitigate any potential losses.  When it comes to Cyber Risk - and despite the constant warning from government, experts and the media - getting business owners to act responsibly is tough.

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