Underwriting manager Victor O. Schinnerer & Company has partnered with Spanning, an EMC company and provider of SaaS data protection, to provide a cyber security protection solution for small to mid-sized businesses.

With the support of Microsoft, the partnership will provide a suite of risk management and data protection solutions for the small and mid-size organizations.

The solutions will feature Schinnerer cyber protection package, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft enterprise mobility suite (EMS) and Spanning backup for office 365.

Schinnerer’s cyber protection package is provided for digital crime, breach liability and breach rectification.

Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft EMS will be used for data encryption, identity and access management, information protection, device and application management, as well as cyber intrusion detection.

Spanning backup for office 365 is a SaaS data protection solution, which offers daily and automated backups of data stored in Office 365 mail and calendars.

It also features One Drive for Business tool that helps in accurate data restoration in the event of a data loss event.

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

Victor O. Schinnerer & Company president Brian Hanuschak said: “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.

“The collaboration between Schinnerer, Spanning and Microsoft will provide insureds with a valuable risk management solution.”

Through independent insurance agents and brokers, Schinnerer offers services to around 46,000 insureds in various specialty industries.

Image: Schinnerer and Spanning have launched cyber security protection solution for small and mid-size organizations. Photo: courtesy of Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.net.