4 iPhone 5/iOS 6 Features Insurers Should WatchSeptember 12, 2012The latest editions of Apple's iPhone and its operating system, announced yesterday, may not seem like much of an upgrade at first glance. But the updated offerings should push insurers in new directions when it comes to mobile development.
Top 10 Areas of Focus for Health Organizations in 2012November 17, 2011PwC's Top Health Industry Issues studies forecasts new payer/provider partnerships, investments in informatics and social media, and new approaches to privacy in an unsettled political and regulatory environment.
What Has Changed in Insurance in 10 Years?September 09, 2011The financial services industry survived, and has even thrived, in the 10 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Technology played a key role in the industry’s recovery, as well as helping drive changes that came out of the insurance industry’
Embracing the Cloud -- But Only to a PointAugust 17, 2011Insurers are expanding their use of cloud-based offerings. But carriers are avoiding any cloud-related services that could jeopardize the security and privacy of sensitive data.
Survey: Value of the Cloud to Insurers Remains NebulousJuly 15, 2010While cloud computing's definition remains nebulous and concerns about security in the clouds persist, insurers ultimately will find the technology's ability to cost-efficiently scale up or down too hard to resist.
Keep Your Guard Up: Privacy & Information Management Trends for 2007December 19, 2006Given the ease and speed with which information flows globally, privacy and information security must remain at the top of the legislative and corporate agenda for 2007. Attorney Lisa Sotto, privacy and information management leader at New York-based law f
ID Theft in Regulatory SpotlightAugust 12, 2005Another data theft bill seeks to stem the growing tide of fraud, but some in the technology industry worry it is too strict.
Protecting Outsourced Data May 13, 2005Northwestern Mutual security effort allows insurer to use India-based service provider to test and maintain business applications.
April 20, 2005The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP; York, Maine) brings together industries with privacy concerns in order to discuss the development and maintenance of programs and privacy policies, according to its mission statement.
Smart Payment Options August 26, 2004Card payments promise to increase consumer convenience and streamline transaction processing, but for insurers, they represent a new business - with new technology challenges.
Look On the Bright Side June 16, 2004Rather than letting the clouds of regulation rain on their operations, insurers that look for compliance's silver lining have an opportunity to improve their business processes.
Do Not Call Readiness VariesNovember 24, 2003The insurance industry has accepted the inevitability of Do Not Call compliance, but many companies lag in implementing concrete measures.