Small and mid-sized Canadian organizations have a new choice for cybersecurity advice.
DataStream Insurance, a California-based brokerage that specializes in cyber insurance coverage, has begun signing up consultants, managed service providers, and value-added resellers here to refer their customers to as it expands north.
According to chief executive officer Andy Anderson, the company — which represents more than 30 insurance carriers — recently signed six partners, all in Ontario, and is looking for more.
Partners “bring us into the conversation to help their clients understand how cyber insurance fits into an overall cyber risk program,” he said in an interview. “We believe a good cybersecurity strategy includes technology, compliance, and insurance.”
“Our comprehensive suite of tools — including our Cyber Insurance Readiness Assessment and Partner Risk Reports—…