SPECIAL SECTION: Anthem Security Breach

Monica J. Lindeen
NAIC President and State Auditor Montana Office of the Commissioner of Securities & Insurance
Monica J. Lindeen
2015 NAIC President and Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance
02/05/2015 - NAIC Statement on Anthem Security Breach
Monica J. Lindeen, 2015 NAIC President and Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance

“State regulators take the issue of cybersecurity very seriously. Anthem operates in many states and affected regulators will be monitoring the situation closely. While we cannot speak to specific instances of this attack, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is committed to addressing cybersecurity in the insurance sector. We encourage consumers who think they may be affected to look for communications directly from Anthem and to monitor your accounts, credit score, bank, credit card and other financial information.”


NEWS RELEASE: NAIC Reminds Consumers to Take Steps to Protect Themselves From Identity Theft Following Anthem Security Breach

The NAIC is reminding consumers to take extra precautions regarding identity theft protection following a security breach at Anthem, Inc.

“Regulators from states affected by the breach are meeting with Anthem executives on a daily basis and consumers can be assured we are asking the company to provide the best possible protection to all current and former policyholders,” said Monica J. Lindeen, NAIC President and Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance. “We appreciate the identity protection services being put into place by Anthem, but reviewing the scope and implications of this event will be a long process.”