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Content tagged with Security posted in April 2012
Insurers Must Temper Mobile Euphoria with IT Security Realism
Commentary  |  4/30/2012  | 
Insurers' mobile-focused consumerization is a heartening development, but they need to scrupulously examine the new information security exposures that mobile creates within their business processes.
Transamerica Exec Says Options Abound for Securing Mobile Apps
Commentary  |  4/26/2012  | 
Michael Babikian, EVP and CMO of Transamerica Brokerage, the distribution arm of the life insurance carrier, says that there are ways to ensure producers' personal devices are secure.
Two MassMutual Tech Execs Get Promotions to Senior Vice President
News  |  4/25/2012  | 
Two MassMutual tech execs promoted to Senior Vice President; Sri Dronamraju, who also services as Chief Information Risk Officer, is named SVP, Enterprise Technology; Scott Palmer is named SVP Retirement Services division, reflecting his contribution to the unit's growth.
FICO Debuts New Fraud-Fighting Solution
News  |  4/24/2012  | 
The FICO Claims Fraud Solution detects and prioritizes fraud incidents using predictive models, business rules and link analysis.
Canadian Insurers Use Technology to Battle Cross-Border No-Fault Fraud
Commentary  |  4/17/2012  | 
Insurers are gaining more control over the auto claims process through standardized formatting and transmission of treatment plans and medical billing, plus fraud-detection technology.
Talk of the Industry: Who Said What in Insurance and Technology This Week
Slideshows  |  4/13/2012  | 
People in the insurance and technology industries have been debating everything from social media analytics to regulatory uncertainty to policy administration modernization challenges. Insurance & Technology gathered some of these words of wisdom, concern and inquiry about some of the week’s most interesting developments that could influence the insurance business.
Sloppy Security Practices Behind Recent Healthcare Data Breaches
Commentary  |  4/9/2012  | 
Inadequate security practices exposed the personal health and other information of over 1 million people collectively through incidents that occurred in Utah, California and Washington, D.C.
2 Healthcare Data Breaches Show Importance Of Encryption
News  |  4/9/2012  | 
Patient data from Howard University Hospital and California Department of Child Support Services wasn't fully encrypted, and one security expert wants to know why.

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