ALEXANDRIA, VA, Sept. 2, 2021— TEKRiSQ is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America's Agents Council for Technology (ACT). TEKRiSQ is a cybersecurity company that serves small and midsize businesses and helps independent insurance agents quickly diagnose risk, streamline account marketing and deliver any required risk mitigation for their clients.
“We are eager for TEKRiSQ to join ACT as a supporting partner," says Ron Berg, ACT executive director. “Cybersecurity is top of mind for insurance consumers with the recent concerning reports around attacks. We're looking forward to TEKRiSQ joining our community with their focus on equipping independent agencies with the support and tools to provide clients with seasoned cyber risk management."
TEKRiSQ helps small and midsize businesses and their trusted advisors—including insurance agents—make critical improvements to minimize technology risks. As agents try to guide clients in navigating the threatening cyber landscape in a hardening market, TEKRiSQ partners with agencies to provide more efficient account marketing processes for their clients. The company also guides agencies with managing a reasonable quote-to-bind ratio and helping clients implement cybersecurity best practices.
“In today's day and age, it's crucial independent insurance agencies can provide their cyber liability clients with thorough risk discovery, highlighting what they can do well and where they can make improvements," says Bill Haber, co-founder of TEKRiSQ. “We're committed to working with these trusted advisors to help their clients to find proper coverage that addresses specific risk and navigate technology risk through efficiency and diligence for powerful long-term results. We're excited to share a dedication to equipping the independent agency system as we partner with ACT to provide leadership in this evolving field."
Learn more at TEKRiSQ's website.
Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I") is the nation's oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing more than 25,000 agency locations united under the Trusted Choice® brand. Trusted Choice independent agents offer consumers all types of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products—from a variety of insurance companies.
The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) was established in January 1999 by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I") to provide a candid, action-oriented forum to address the critical workflow and technology issues facing the independent agency system. ACT helps participants understand the perspectives of the other stakeholders in the process and provides excellent networking opportunities with the participants who are shaping the future for the industry on these issues.
ACT members include:
Industry associations and consultants: ACORD, CSIO, IIABA, Insurance Brokers Association of Canada, Angela Adams Consulting Services, Steve Anderson Consulting, WSIA
Technology providers: AgencyKPI, Agency Revolution, Agentero, Applied Systems/IVANS, AssureSign, CoverWallet for Agents, CyberClearSafe, DAIS, Duck Creek Technologies, EZLynx, GloveBox, HawkSoft, Indio Technologies, ITC, Insurance Agent Mobile Application, LegacyArmour, Levitate, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Neilson Marketing Services, North American Software Associates, Rigid Bits, SimplePin, Simply Easier Payments/EchoSage, Strategic Insurance Software, TEKRiSQ, Vertafore, Veruna, Xanatek, XDimensional Technologies
User groups: AgentLynx by EZLynx, Applied Client Network, the HawkSoft Users Group, NetVU, the Nexsure User Group, Partner XE User Community
Carriers: Allstate IA, The Berkley Companies, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, CNA, Columbia Insurance Group, Dryden Mutual Insurance Company, EMC Insurance Companies, Encompass, Encova Insurance, Grange Insurance, The Hanover Insurance Group, The Hartford, Hartford Steam Boiler, Liberty Mutual Insurance, The Main Street America Group, Merchants Insurance Group, MetLife Auto & Home, Nationwide Insurance, New York Central Mutual Insurance, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, Penn National Insurance, Progressive, Safeco Insurance, Selective Insurance Company of America, Travelers, Utica National Insurance Group, Western National Insurance and Westfield Insurance