AI technology can do wonders for the insurance industry – Should you be terrified?

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Artificial intelligence tech is already being used for many purposes, but there are issues to consider. AI technology has been a central tech focus for the insurance industry for several years. The advantages it promises both currently and as we move into the future. However, these advantages aren’t without their drawbacks. Security and adoption remain considerable concerns, said a panel of experts at an I.I.I. event. At the recent Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) Joint Industry Forum which took place in New York, a panel of tech and insurance industry executives…

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Health insurance exchanges could have had serious security issues in the past

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New information shows that exchanges were developed hastily by the federal government Health insurance exchanges in the U.S. could have been plagued by serious security issues as they were being formed, according to information from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Several states had opted to allow the federal government to develop insurance exchanges rather than building these exchanges themselves. Because the federal government faced a serious deadline concerning getting these exchanges up and running. As such, the government may have left some aspects of the exchange network vulnerable.…

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Insurance news from India includes massive security risk

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Companies are facing backlash from fired employees who took sensitive data with them when they left. A massive struggle in India is making insurance news, as Indian insurers discover that employees whom they fired are using sensitive information that they brought with them in order to create a kind of guerilla backlash. A number of insurers have now alerted the country’s regulator to inform it of this situation. What this insurance news has revealed is that fired workers walked away with the data associated with thousands of policies, and that…

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Insurance news about Nationwide’s management of the security breach is covered up

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The massive insurer’s lawyers are being used to protect the details of the occurrence last October. Nationwide is currently doing its best to try to keep its insurance news as small as possible, regarding the investigations into the security breach that occurred last October, which exposed the information of 1.1 million Americans. The insurer is taking considerable efforts, through the use of a law firm, to protect the secrecy of the issue. Both state and federal investigators are currently looking into this insurance news, in order to better understand precisely…

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OneBeacon teams with Equifax to provide data breach coverage

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OneBeacon announces partnership with Equifax to protect against hackers OneBeacon Professional Insurance, a division of the OneBeacon Insurance Group, has announced that it is updating its Network Security and Privacy Liability Policy. The insurer has teamed with Equifax, a leading consumer credit reporting agency, to provide data breach services to its policy. Data breach is becoming a very serious issue for large companies that have a wealth of consumer information stored in servers. If this information were to be stolen by a hacker or otherwise compromised, it could mean serious…

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Nationwide Insurance falls victim to hacking

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Nationwide Insurance customers targeted by data breach Nationwide Insurance has announced that it has fallen victim to a security breach from an intrepid hacker. According to the South Carolina Department of Insurance, the breached compromised the information of thousands of consumers and a significant amount of personal information was stolen from the Nationwide Insurance system. The agency suspects that the hacker stole social security numbers, drivers license numbers, and even dates of birth from consumers in South Carolina and Georgia. Information of thousands of consumers stolen The South Carolina Department…

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