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Heffernan Insurance Brokers Offers New Cyber Insurance Program for Restaurants

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, recently announced a new cyber insurance program, which offers a customized solution for data security and other risks restaurants face.

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The program, currently endorsed by Golden Gate Restaurant Association, provides coverage for claims brought against restaurant owners as a result of a data breach, as well as coverage for certain direct costs incurred from responding to a breach, regardless of whether a claim is ever brought.

"We have seen a dramatic increase of cyber-attacks in the restaurant industry and we are thrilled to offer restaurant owners a way to protect their business from the continual risk of data breaches," said Amy Vitarelli, Heffernan Insurance Brokers' Senior Vice President and Restaurant and Hospitality Practice Leader.

With cyber insurance program coverage, Heffernan also provides immediate access to a risk management portal containing valuable information such as data security best practices, and state-by-state summaries of data privacy laws. Limit options of $500,000, $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 are available, with minimum premiums as low as $975.

Quotes can be obtained at or for more information, please contact Amy Vitarelli at or 415.808.1342.

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, CA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO; Long Island and New York, NY.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating more than 16 percent of profits to charity in 2014.

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