SynGuard™ provides insurance protection for risks, which include Network Security & Privacy, Multimedia, Privacy Breach Response Costs, Customer Notification Expenses and Customer Support and Credit Monitoring Expenses, Network Asset Protection and Cyber Extortion.

SynGuard™ provides coverage for the unique network security & privacy related exposures faced by physicians. It is designed to protect against the costs associated with data breaches and the loss of patient health information which includes, but is not limited to, defense costs, third party claims, HIPAA and HITECH fines and penalties, data recovery, cyber terrorism, and extortion expenses. Limits are available up to $10 million. This coverage meets the evolving needs of the modern medical practice as it becomes significantly more reliant on electronic data.

In the event of a breach of patient health information, HCS will work with experienced specialists to handle the following actions, all of which are in accordance with the HITECH Act and all legally mandated proceedings.

  • Exposure analysis and forensic investigations to determine the scope of the breach
  • Notification proceedings in accordance with State specific laws and regulations
  • One year free credit monitoring services to affected individuals
  • Recovery advisory services to manage identity restoration