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computer forensics

Computer forensics describes activities, such as securing an insured's information system, that take place immediately following a data breach.

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Such activities include but are not limited to securing an insured's information system following a data breach, determining the cause of the breach, and suggesting remedial measures to prevent future data breaches of a similar nature. Computer forensics coverage is available within several insuring agreements commonly found in cyber and privacy policies, including privacy notification and crisis management expense, cyber-extortion, and social engineering coverages.

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