01 Sep

Insurance Industry Has A Big Data Target On Its Back – Cybersecurity Laws to Come

Insurance is the proverbial honey-hole for cybercriminals. The wealth of personally identifiable information (PII) sitting inside insurance companies’ environments is staggering. They need this Big Data to analyze buying trends, demographics, and using telematics (constant monitoring/evaluations) to determine policy rates. It represents serious power by way of informed decision making. Thus, possessing and maintaining

29 Jul

Health Insurance on Notice – Hackers Target Personal Data

As soon as we collectively caught our breath from the huge (80 million records) Anthem Insurance breach, UCLA Health System was hacked exposing 4.5 million people. The mind-numbing issue is that the sensitive data stolen from both organizations was not even encrypted. Insurance companies house toxic PII data (names, Social