Companies Package Business Cyber Security Insurance with Leading Cloud Office Productivity and Data Protection Offerings

CHEVY CHASE, MD – July 11, 2016 — / — Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, a leading underwriting manager, and Spanning®, an EMC® company and leading provider of SaaS data protection, today announced an exclusive and comprehensive cyber security protection solution. The collaboration, with help from Microsoft, is designed to help small and mid-size organizations safeguard their business and data with a suite of risk management and data protection solutions including the Schinnerer Cyber Protection Package, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite, and Spanning Backup for Office 365.

“Our goal is to give business owners peace of mind by delivering a comprehensive software, security and data recovery solution to help them avoid the potential losses and consequences associated with cybercrime or even human error,” said Brian Hanuschak, president of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company. “The collaboration between Schinnerer, Spanning and Microsoft will provide insureds with a valuable risk management solution.”

The comprehensive cyber security protection solution includes:

  • Schinnerer’s Cyber Protection Package: Insurance coverage for digital crime, breach liability, and breach rectification.
  • Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS): Combines the familiar Office apps with the power of the cloud, and together includes data encryption, identity and access management, information protection, device and application management and cyber intrusion detection. It also comes with 24/7 technical phone support for critical issues.
  • Spanning Backup for Office 365: A SaaS data protection solution that provides daily, automated backups of data stored in Office 365 mail, calendars and One Drive for Business enabling fast, easy and accurate data restoration in the event of a data loss event.

The cyber insurance and cloud-services solutions will be made available through Schinnerer’s network of licensed insurance brokers and Microsoft’s and Spanning’s network of cloud solution providers across the country.

Insureds that purchase and/or have an active Microsoft Office 365 license and Spanning Backup for Office 365 may be eligible for a Schinnerer Cyber Protection Package policy discount.

About Schinnerer
Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. is one of the largest and most experienced underwriting managers of specialty insurance programs in the world. Schinnerer now serves more than 46,000 insureds in various specialty industries through independent insurance agents and brokers. Learn more at

About Microsoft
Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Learn more at

About Spanning by EMC
Spanning, an EMC company and a leading provider of backup and recovery for SaaS applications, helps organizations to protect and manage their information in the cloud. Learn more at

Spanning and EMC are trademarks or registered trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks used are the property of their respective owners.

Jillian Glover

Source: Spanning



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