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A hacker with a hood pulled over their head sits at a computer with their back to the camera. When partnering with a new vendor, insurers should always inquire about how their products stack up when it comes to cybersecurity before implementing the new technology. (Credit: Pira25/Shutterstock.com)

The fact that insurance is a lucrative industry, where companies have large amounts of customers’ private information, makes it a prime target for cybercriminals. As insurers implement new technology to supplement their customer experience, it creates even more chances for hackers to find holes in a company’s security, leaving it vulnerable to attack.

It can be easy to get overwhelmed by the growing number of cyber threats, so where should insurers focus to best protect themselves and their customers?

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected]

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