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Bitcoin, Security Concerns Drive Blockchain Technology Adoption
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Suprising players, such as IBM, are adopting the blockchain technology known best for Bitcoin transactions.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek,
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Heartland CEO: Dealing Honestly With Data Breaches
InformationWeek Staff, Video
At this year's InformationWeek Conference in Las Vegas, Heartland CEO Robert O. Carr spoke about how his company publicly confronted a huge data breach that exposed millions of credit card records to cyber-criminals. Is honesty the best policy when it comes to security? Carr thinks it is.
By InformationWeek Staff ,
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Cyber-Security In Insurance: 7 Things To Know
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Insurers need to boost their security knowledge amidst the growing risk of cyberattacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek,
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7 Tech Skills for Insurance Pros
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
Analytics, security and communication are critical skills for insurance tech professionals in 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek,
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What Will Insurers Face on the Regulatory Front in 2015?
Peggy Bresnick Kendler, Contributing Writer
Among the regulatory challenges facing insurers in 2015 are TRIA uncertainty and new requirements around capital standards and ORSA. Data mastery is key to compliance.
By Peggy Bresnick Kendler Contributing Writer,
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CES 2015 Preview: 8 Hot Trends
Kevin Casey,
Tech's annual celebration of gadgets, robots, and connected everything kicks off soon in Vegas. Here's what will grab the spotlight at CES 2015.
By Kevin Casey ,
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Underwriting Insurance Data Security
Stephen Treglia, Legal Counsel, Absolute Software
Because insurance companies operate in the most complex regulatory environment, the consequences of data breaches are many and varied.
By Stephen Treglia Legal Counsel, Absolute Software,
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Protecting Customer Privacy at Amica
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
The implementation of sound masking technology has enhanced the privacy of meetings and client phone conversations.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek,
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Aligning Technology, People & Processes for Data Security
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
Combating today's hackers will take the right mix of technology, people, and processes.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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The Value of Predictive Analytics in Financial Services
Ingo Mierswa, CEO and Founder, RapidMiner
Risk management and customer data are two key areas where data analytics is being applied in financial services.
By Ingo Mierswa CEO and Founder, RapidMiner,
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Educating the Public on Data Security
Brad Cummins, Founder, Local Life Agents
Insurers can provide the peace of mind their customers crave by sharing information on security practices.
By Brad Cummins Founder, Local Life Agents,
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What SIUs Want: An Easier Way to Take Aim at Soft Fraud
Joseph Bracken, VP, Product Management, Enservio
From the special investigative unit perspective, soft fraud is like a cancer: It's a silent but deadly disease that's not easy to detect.
By Joseph Bracken VP, Product Management, Enservio,
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John Hancock Rolls Out ‘Genius Bar’-Style IT Help Desk
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Many Manulife divisions are taking the walk-in approach to IT support, according to VP of end-user services Jacques Ouimet.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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A Secure Approach to Data Privacy
Lisa McLaughlin, CISO, VP of Information Security and Data Integrity, SS&C Technologies
With the increasing importance of information security and recent cyber attacks, it's time for businesses to make strategic privacy decisions.
By Lisa McLaughlin CISO, VP of Information Security and Data Integrity, SS&C Technologies,
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Making The Commercial Personal
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Analytics investment and implementation separates the most effective companies from the laggards, says Zurich North America's Tom Peach.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
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The Once & Future Insurance IT Leader
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Insurance & Technology’s 2014 Elite 8 CIOs have what it takes to lead in a changing and challenging business environment.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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Changing the Security Mindset
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
As cyber attacks evolve in number and complexity, financial services organizations must embrace proactive security strategies.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek,
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Why You Shouldn't Count On General Liability To Cover Cyber Risk
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Travelers Insurance's legal spat with P.F. Chang's over who'll pay breach costs will likely illustrate why enterprises shouldn't think of their general liability policies as backstops for cyber risk.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Connected Cars Vs. Cybercrime: Tough Fight
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Automakers should consider adding real-time intrusion detection and response capabilities, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Cyberinsurance Resurges In The Wake Of Mega-Breaches
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Insurance policies customized for cyberattack protection are on the rise as businesses worry they could be the next Target.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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