Privacy and Information Security 

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Privacy & Information Security Coverage is available to members of the Property and/or School Liability programs at no additional cost and cannot be purchased as a standalone coverage. 

The Fund partners with Beazley, one of the world’s premiere providers of information security and data breach response services.

Coverage

The Fund's Privacy & Information Security coverage provides protection for costs that members might incur in the event of a data or privacy breach and the tools needed to help resolve related issues.

Coverage is tailored to the needs of most of our members, and includes:

  • $100,000 in defense and settlement costs for any third party privacy claims
  • Notification costs for up to 10,000 individuals affected by a breach
  • $100,000 for other breach response costs

Privacy & Information Security cannot be purchased as a standalone coverage.

Report a claim

To report a Privacy & Information Security claim or for questions about the coverage, please e-mail InBoxPCClaims@tasb.org or call Marcy Barker, claims manager, at 855.295.8344.

Resources

Phishing

Tip Sheet: Employees can be the first line of defense against a virus or phishing attack. Educate your school staff and employees today! Download this customizable tip sheet (doc) for your school or community college.


Would you know a phishing attack if you saw one? Are your employees opening suspicious e-mails? A threat to your cyber security could be a click away. Review this InsideRM article on phishing.

Ransomware

Security Alert - Ransomware Attacks On The Rise: Learn more about ransomware attacks and prevention measures you can take.

The No More Ransom organization has created resources and real-time tools from computer experts to use in responding to a live malware attack and prevention tips to consider whether you have or have not been a victim of such an attack.

Privacy/incident plans 

Each school district or community college should have a student privacy plan in place to ensure the privacy of sensitive student information and handling of such data. Get started on your student privacy plan with security checklists from the Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the U.S. Department of Education.