With constant advancement in software that manages your files and documents “in the cloud” such as Google Docs and DropBox, most businesses are becoming paperless. Consumer safety and identity protection are of utmost importance as most of consumer data is stored using cloud based technology. Apps that protect consumer data and identity are necessary in the insurance industry as more business become paperless. In this SmartCompliance Tech Find we are going to take a closer look at the CyberEdge mobile app that aims to “go outside the box to meet user needs.”
CyberEdge, a product of American International Group, (AIG), is an app that strives to “keep users current on the constantly evolving cyber-security space with updates on cyber news, recently reported data breaches, risk analysis and industry opinions.” This is a useful risk management tool for business and consumers who strive to keep their data private and secure.
Some of the app’s top features include the “Data Threat Breach Map” that visually shows users where a security breach has happened virtually anywhere in the world, multiple language support portals and specific search filters to learn about security regulations and news based on the user’s geographical location. With these types of software characteristics, CyperEdge helps to expand its reach to many countries and increase data risk awareness around the globe.
Mobile apps, such as CyberEdge, are created by insurance companies in an effort to bring awareness to the importance of document and data security. Businesses can encourage employees to implement the apps throughout their daily tasks. Insurance and construction professionals can also learn how to securely store certificates of insurance or high profile project files while lowering the risk of losing a paper version or having the data corrupted or deleted.