Security folk talk about the cyber threat as not a matter of if a company is attacked, but when. Given this, companies will naturally want to purchase cyber insurance, and many insurers now offer the product.
President Barack Obama, has ordered increased security for air travel to and within America after an attempted terrorist act.
The White House described the action of a passenger on a Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam as an attempted act of terrorism.
He had tried to detonate an explosive device strapped to his leg but was overcome by other passengers and cabin crew.