Is your insurance information secure online?

Post on December 09, 2012

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If you pay your insurance premium online, you may want to take a second look at your insurance company’s online security practices.

While banks and other financial institutions have clamped down on online security threats in recent years, insurers have lagged in protecting policyholders’ data that is stored online, a new report says. When it comes to online security among home and auto insurance providers, “there’s a lot of room for improvement,” says Lauren Wistrom, a senior analyst with Corporate Insight, a market research and consulting company in New York.

In a recent report, Corporate Insight analyzed how well insurers protect the personal information of their customers and how well they communicate the importance of online security.

 

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