Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2013
IDentity Theft 911, the nation’s premier consultative provider of identity and data risk management, resolution and education services, today announced a partnership with American Agricultural Insurance Company to offer data breach coverage programs to the Farm Bureau insurance companies and their commercial policyholders. In conjunction with American Agricultural’s coverage and forms, this new offering provides proactive and reactive support and includes guidance in creating a breach response strategy, as well as access to IDentity Theft 911’s team of data breach experts. These services are being offered as part of a Data Breach reinsurance product and are currently available.
A company laptop is stolen, a backup drive is missing, paper files are lost, and online systems are hacked. Data breaches impact businesses every day. That’s why it’s more important than ever for companies to take proactive steps to protect themselves and their customers.
Data Breach Coverage policyholders have online assistance to prepare for a breach. If a breach occurs, IDentity Theft 911 experts are ready to help commercial policyholders swiftly and effectively respond. The company will assess breach severity, advise on notification and regulatory requirements, and assist with media relations and necessary steps to safeguard sensitive information. Every step of the way, commercial and farm policyholders have a partner help prevent regulatory sanctions or fines, avoid civil litigation and preserve policyholders’ reputations.
Fraud specialist assistance is available to breach notification recipients. A simple toll-free call to IDentity Theft 911’s experienced fraud team helps affected people with answers and resolution services. Personal services include a dedicated fraud specialist to review credit files, place fraud alerts, help reading and interpreting credit reports, notify relevant creditors and government agencies and conduct ongoing follow-up.
“American Ag has partnered with IDentity Theft 911 to provide data breach solutions to our clients because of their unsurpassed knowledge of breach management,” said Lorie Graham, Senior Underwriting and Corporate Risk Manager, American Ag. “Farm and commercial policyholders have specialized needs, and IDentity Theft 911 delivers the broadest services and customer support in the marketplace.”
This Data Breach Coverage also helps commercial and farm policyholders comply with state and national breach requirements mandated by the federal government. Nationally, 46 breach notification laws are in effect. In addition, impending federal Red Flag regulations will mandate that 11 million businesses have identity theft prevention plans in place.
“Farm and commercial policyholders typically find themselves at a crossroads when trying to find a suitable plan for risk mitigation and coverage,” said Matt Cullina, CEO, IDentity Theft 911. “By partnering with American Ag, we’re able to help Farm Bureau insurance companies implement a turnkey solution for policyholders in conjunction with American Ag’s breach coverage. In doing this, we can offer policyholders tailored coverage to suit their market needs.”
The American Ag new Data Breach Coverage is the expert solution that provides breach preparation support, mitigates the evolving risks, manages the crisis and safeguards your policyholders.
About IDentity Theft 911®
Founded in 2003, IDentity Theft 911 is the nation’s premier consultative provider of identity and data risk management, resolution and education services. The company serves 17.5 million households across the country and provides fraud solutions for a range of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, the country’s largest insurance companies, corporate benefit providers, banks and credit unions and membership organizations. Since 2005, the company has helped more than 600,000 businesses manage data breaches. IDentity Theft 911 is the proud recipient of several awards, including the Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service and the Parent Tested, Parent Approved award for social networking monitoring tool SocialScout. For more information, please visit http://www.idt911.com, http://www.facebook.com/idt911 and http://www.twitter.com/idt911.
About American Agricultural Insurance Company
American Ag has provided reinsurance solutions to the Farm Bureau insurance companies since 1948. They are committed to providing solutions that promote the financial strength and success of the Farm Bureau insurance companies who support the Farm Bureau organizations and their members.