Markel: Data Breaches Not Just Aimed at Large Companies Anymore

Hackers, known for going after large organizations to steal data, now have an eye toward easy pickings in smaller companies, according to Markel’s IT and data-privacy underwriting expert.

Jake Kouns, Markel’s senior director of technology, left his job in IT to join Markel six years ago and is determined to rid businesses of the “it-can’t-happen-to-me” attitude toward insurance for data breaches.

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