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Beyond PCI Compliance: The Data Security Standards All Insurers Must Know

By Patricia Moore on Dec 4, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Insurance companies process massive amounts of sensitive information for every policyholder, including payment data. A single security lapse can expose that data to misuse, theft, and other forms of fraud. Even without a breach, the consequences of improper data management can be steep.

Topics: Security PCI Compliance
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Graph Theory: Using Data to Fight Insurance Fraud

By Chris Piwinski on Nov 19, 2018 8:10:00 AM

According to the Insurance Information Institute, insurance fraud makes up nearly 10 percent of all U.S. property-casualty insurance losses and loss adjustment expenses every year, adding up to approximately $34 billion annually. Unfortunately, the number of fraudulent claims continues to grow. Today, property and casualty insurers are fighting back by taking advantage of new technology. Included in their fraud-fighting arsenal is the process of graph theory.   

Topics: Industry Trends Security Big Data Graph Theory
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Cybercrimes: 3 Growing Trends That Should Be on Every Insurance Company’s Radar

By Chris Piwinski on Oct 24, 2018 11:14:29 AM

The Internet of Things has provided opportunities for insurers to introduce new products, streamline processes, and improve customer service. However, if not appropriately managed, technology also provides a multitude of opportunities for cybercriminals.

Topics: Industry Trends Security