The way we manage and protect the information we handle is of critical importance to our clients and their customers. Information security is a shared responsibility, and we all have a part to play in ensuring that information entrusted to Crawford & Company is properly handled to protect from loss, unauthorized access or inappropriate use.
Crawford takes this issue very seriously, and it’s something we’ve tackled before on Crawford’s blog, Claims World. As part of Crawford’s “Privacy Please” campaign, we invite you to take a look back at some of our privacy and information security posts.
The security leaks and information provided by Edward Snowden brought the entire subject of cybersecurity and privacy to the public’s attention. Who is listening to us or monitoring our communications? Unfortunately, it is not just the National Security Agency.
As commercial entities turn ever increasingly to technology for practically every aspect of management, from robotic creations and use in manufacturing to artificial intelligence in the selection of new personnel, the design of new software becomes increasingly complex.
In today’s increasingly digital world, passwords are required for just about everything we do online. Rather than manage an increasingly growing list of passwords, it’s tempting to streamline the process by coming up with the simplest password possible and using it over and over again, such as a string of numbers or the name of the website or application you’re accessing. But passwords like this don’t only look silly—they can put your personal and financial information at risk.
And, take a look at Crawford’s work to fight fraud: Crawford Receives Spanish Anti-Fraud Award After Thwarting Bogus €600k Claim