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GEICO, Allstate to Raise Auto Insurance Rates

(5/14/2015) GEICO announced last week that it would raise auto insurance rates after it reported that its underwriting profit for the first quarter of 2015 was $160 million... full story

Study: Companies Under-insure for Cyber Risk

(5/14/2015) A new study by the Ponemon Institute reveals that companies insure property, plant and equipment more than information assets, even though they know their infor... full story

FACI Advises FIO on Price Optimization

(5/14/2015) The Federal Advisory Committee of Insurance, a committee of 21 state insurance regulators, consumer advocates, insurance company executives and other insurance ... full story

P/C Insurance Pricing Remains Competitive

(5/14/2015) Commercial automobile insurance saw an average 2 percent price increase in April, while commercial property and employment practices liability insurance saw 1 p... full story

"I AM PIA" Campaign Moves Into Second Month, Goes Online

(5/06/2015) PIA members around the country are continuing to proudly proclaim, "I AM PIA..." full story

Insurers Halt New Business Following Baltimore Riots

(5/06/2015) Insurance claims from the Baltimore riots are likely to exceed $1 million, according to the state's top insurance regulator... full story

Has Google Degraded Your Website's Search Ranking?

(4/29/2015) Since 2010, the U.S. has grown from 34 million mobile users to 134 million users... full story

Antitrust Charges Filed Against Google for Distorting Search Results

(4/29/2015) The European Union (EU) has brought antitrust charges against Google, accusing it of abusing its dominant position in the markets for general Internet search se... full story

PIA Releases Testimony for Three Congressional Hearings

(4/29/2015) PIA National has released testimony for three congressional hearings on insurance matters held over three days this week on Capitol Hill... full story

Millennials Value In-person Advice More Than the Internet

(4/29/2015) The picture of millennials as wanting to do everything online continues to be challenged by what they say in surveys... full story

Agent to Agent: Reaching Out to Your Customers

(4/29/2015) Today there is a considerable amount of effort and expense being spent by mass marketers pushing customers to think about the brand of insurance they're offerin... full story

PIA Endorses the Policyholder Protection Act

(4/27/2015) PIA has endorsed the Policyholder Protection Act of 2015 (S.798/H.R.1478), introduced by Senator David Vitter (R-La.) and Congressman Bill Posey (R-Fla.)... full story

NAIC Finalizes Guidance for Producers and Others on Cybersecurity

(4/27/2015) On April 16, the Cybersecurity (EX) Task Force of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners adopted the Principles for Effective Cybersecurity Insuran... full story

Is Your Replication Device Making an Extra Copy for Someone Else?

(4/27/2015) When it comes to cyber security, not enough attention is paid to securing printers, fax machines and other similar devices from cyber data thieves... full story

Agent to Agent: Why Your Small Business Should Be Using Social Media

(4/17/2015) It's a Small World After All... full story

Is It Time to Make Cyber a Part of Regular Coverage Offers?

(4/17/2015) Four out of ten small businesses are likely to experience a property or general liability claim in the next 10 years, according to an analysis of The Hartford's... full story

NAIC Releases Annual Report

(4/17/2015) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners released its 2014 Annual Report, "State-Based Insurance Regulation: Protecting the Future..." full story

P/C Rates Tick Up; Industry Adds Jobs

(4/17/2015) Commercial property and casualty insurance rates for March 2015 were flat compared to March 2014, but rates rose an average of one percent from February, accord... full story

IBM Uncovers New, Sophisticated Bank Transfer Cyber Scam

(4/09/2015) IBM has uncovered a sophisticated fraud scheme run by a well-funded Eastern European gang of cyber criminals that uses a combination of phishing, malware and ph... full story

NAIC Spring Meeting Looks at Ride-sharing and Cybersecurity

(4/09/2015) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners Spring 2015 National Meeting took place in Phoenix, Arizona from March 27 to 31... full story