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AIA Statement on NAIC Data Security Model Law

Contact: Marguerite Seidel
(202) 828-7196

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- This weekend, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Cybersecurity Working Group released a 6th draft of their data security model legislation.  

 A statement from Angela Gleason, AIA's senior counsel, follows: 

“The American Insurance Association appreciates the Cybersecurity (EX) Working Group’s collaborative process to develop a data security model law.  We have come a long way since the inception of this process and appreciate the Working Group’s willingness to address some significant issues that industry has raised. Fundamentally, the model creates a risk-based foundation.  For this reason and due to the impending 2018 legislative sessions, we support moving forward with the adoption of this model.  We look forward to working with individual commissioners to enact legislation based on this model in order to provide for a uniform set of rules for data security.”   


The American Insurance Association (AIA) is the trade association for today’s leaders in the property-casualty insurance industry.  Our members work each day to protect the American Dream, whether that’s a house, car, business or otherwise.  Now more than 150 years old, AIA has an unparalleled record of advocating on state, federal and international issues for insurers and their customers.

Our membership is comprised of more than 320 companies, collectively writing more than $125 billion in premiums each year.

We have the experience of a veteran organization coupled with the innovative ideas that drive our industry forward. AIA is leading the insurance industry into the second half of the 21st Century… today.

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