You must have heard about the different kinds of insurance for specific risks of an industry such as: auto insurance, health insurance, and life insurance, etc. In that same way we have tech insurance covering IT professionals. This type of liability insurance is known as an E&O or errors and omissions technology insurance coverage. Care has to be taken not to confuse this with the general liabilities insurance.
As you go through your job as an IT professional you may be a server administrator or computer consultant, a time will come when you run into a client that will take you to court claiming that you got negligent in your service or advice and as such caused him or her some damages. If you already have a technology insurance policy in place, then you should be able to deal with this, but if you don’t, then you have a lot on your hands.
Getting yourself, tech insurance policy is a way of securing the future of you and your business. This is because no matter your level of expertise that potentially disastrous error will come. When it comes, you need to be ready for it. An E&O policy will help you cover the costs you might have incurred in the process of the litigations and should you lose the litigation; it can also help you settle the claims made by the client.
When getting this kind of coverage from an insurance company, take our time to look around and compare quotes and prices. Furthermore, do not make the mistake of settling for a firm because it’s cheap; you are likely going to regret it later.