Brian Corcoran

Brian Corcoran is an LL.M. candidate at Harvard Law School and a judge advocate in the United States Navy. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. The views expressed here are the author’s and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

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Cybersecurity

What Mondelez v. Zurich May Reveal About Cyber Insurance in the Age of Digital Conflict

Last month, Ariel Levite and Wyatt Hoffman called for urgent government action to support a robust cyber insurance market in a post on Lawfare. Their argument cited ongoing litigation in Mondelez International, Inc. v. Zurich American Insurance Co., in which Mondelez is asking an Illinois state court to determine whether a claim for losses Mondelez suffered during the 2017 NotPetya attack is precluded by a “hostile or warlike action” exception in its Zurich cyber insurance policy.