The Register: Anti-Hacking premiums 25% higher for Win NT
Apr 18, 2001, 16:01 (7 Talkback[s])
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"An insurance policy against hacker-inflicted damage costs 25
per cent more for companies using Windows NT."
"This is because 'there are so many security holes in Microsoft
products', John Wurzler, of Wurzler underwriting managers, told us
"Wurzler's stance could be a little unfair - security is far
more dependent on how well the infrastructure is designed and set
up rather than the products used to build it, we argued."
"Wurzler concedes this point but says his company has to charge
premiums based on an insured organisation's turnover, the
probability of an attack and the chances of success of an