Care Homes face Cyber Crime – Genuine and Current Threat

Data corruption from outside sources occur to all companies, no matter how well protected the IT system.

  • All Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Providers have sensitive data on staff, clients and suppliers
  • Data can be accessed by hackers or breached by employees
  • Malware, Viruses and Ransom demands will cause invaluable downtime and could put vulnerable service users at risk
  • GDPR rules with fines of up to 4% of annual turnover can be costly
  • Cyber criminals can easily access your bank transfers
  • Legal costs and fines from regulators can be inconvenient to cash flow
  • Business Interruption is costly and reputation loss to Nursing Homes is not measurable

Cyber Liability Insurance for Care Homes gives following peace of mind to owners and managers:

  • Advice on tap at any time
  • Team of staff to manage losses / incidents including Public Relations and communication with parties affected
  • Crisis Management included
  • Response to incidents immediate
  • Securing your system and repairing covered
  • Fixing Damage and up and running costs
  • Data breaches resolved
  • Malware Attack dealt with
  • Legal Expenses to defend wrongful allegations
  • Ransom Incident handled by trained negotiators
  • Ransom Amount included in policy
  • Theft of money in transfer or directly from bank account
  • Fines paid

Why Insure With Hamilton Robertson?

We are an Independent Chartered Insurance Broker having been in business for over 35 years. This means that whilst we have many years’ experience in arranging insurance the real benefit to you is that we can put our experience and qualifications into practice.

And because we are not tied to any one insurer, we work alongside the major household-name and specialist insurers to recommend a range of insurance products that are specially-designed for you, and a competitive price.

For advice on getting the right level of cover for you, get in touch with us.