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The importance of having a breach response plan in place

The possibility of a bank’s systems being hacked are increasing, regardless of the size of the bank. In addition to the well-publicized breaches of mega and regional financial institutions, we are witnessing more reports of attacks on smaller community banks. Your bank should have a workable breach response plan in place on which your staff can quickly rely and follow immediately upon the discovery of a breach. Click to read.

ABA Insurance Services: the only bank-owned and banker-directed program offering P&C, D&O and bond for banks.

When we asked our customers and agents how we could better service community banks, we received an overwhelming request for Property & Casualty Insurance.

Designed to meet the needs of community banks, our P&C program includes property, general liability, business auto, workers compensation and umbrella. A separate Mortgage Protection program has been developed to provide broad Mortgage E&O and Impairment coverage, and an easy resource for managing force placed and foreclosed properties is also available. To learn more or get a quote, contact Dirk Hanket, P&C Product Manager, at 800-274-5222.

Workers Compensation not available in these monopolistic states due to state-run programs in place: OH, ND, WA, WY.

Register for our upcoming FREE Webinar, Thu., Dec. 11
"Insurance claims trends and emerging issues for financial institutions" 

Produced with the American Bankers Association, ABA Insurance Services' Mike Read will review current claims trends and examines how claims are analyzed under various insurance policies, including D&O, employment practices liability, cyber liability and financial institution bonds. Mike will also discuss emerging issues likely to drive claims going forward, and offers tips on avoiding or preventing losses
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Miss our previous Webinar? "The ABCs of P&C, P&C Insurance Basics" is available for playback/download. 
Original airing Dec. 11, 2013. Produced with the American Bankers Association, ABA Insurance Services' Mike Read and Dirk Hanket discuss P&C policy basics, including coverage afforded, key definitions and exclusions, reporting requirements and best practices as well as other important policy provisions. An interactive Q&A session with attendees rounds out the program. To download or playback the recording, visit:

For questions about our webinars, contact ABA Insurance Services’ Catherine Kopera at 800-274-5222 or

* Due to pre-existing exclusive ABA vendor endorsements, Mortgage Protection from ABA Insurance Services is not an ABA-endorsed coverage program.