New Article: How Forensic Accountants Help in Cyber Breach Cases by Craig Streiff


With the amount of cyber fraud rising exponentially, the need for forensic accountants is greater today than ever before. A forensic accountant will help ensure any insurance claims for economic damages are accurate and will assist by detailing how the fraud was perpetuated following the breach, including what information was compromised and what potential damages could still be suffered. Read the article here. 


  • What is a forensic accountant?
  • A forensic accountant’s role in cyber breach cases
  • Different forms of damages
Craig Streiff is a partner with HSNO in Southern California. He specializes in financial evaluation of damage claims, including the measurement of economic damages involving employee dishonesty, lost wages, business interruption and lost profits, contingent business interruption, extra expense, inventory, construction and surety claims, third-party damage claims, and personal injury. Mr. Streiff has performed forensic accounting analysis on individual claims exceeding $300M.
Mr. Streiff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Mr. Streiff is also Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Craig Streiff has the AICPA Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) designation indicative of his experience and dedication to advanced technologies. He has consulted and participated in cases involving computer forensics, network security analysis, disaster recovery assessment, and electronic discovery.

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Read the article to learn more about the cyber risk insurance market and the types of policies available, and for more information about how HSNO helps with cyber risk claims, visit our Cyber Fraud page.