Insurance Brokers offer a variety of service from auto insurance to home and health. They start by making their customers feel welcome and secure. Independent agents face the same security hurdles as other businesses. They rely on technology and the internet. The best insurance brokers protect their customers carefully. Their job is basically to comparison shop for the best coverage. There second task and what I look for is the best prices. The best way for insurance brokers to protect their customers is training their people, using secure connections and the best of breed end point protection.
Because insurance is a basic way of protecting oneself we really want to be able to trust the people offering it. There are a number of screen-er questions to be asked before taking on a new provider. Are the internet services that your insurance broker uses all using encryption? Do they maintain your information on protected devices? Are the companies they use reputable? Who do you know that uses the broker?
If the broker is not using a company that utilizes https connections for their sites they should be faxing information. Don’t let them submit your info without security. Tekmar Solutions helps insurance brokers and their customers by performing a 360-degree assessment that identifies the weak points and strengthens them using our IT Blueprint, Training, and monitoring.