Thursday, January 06, 2011

ACT Sponsoring Free Webinars on Real Time, Security

Free webinars on Real Time and implementing an effective security program are being offered in January by the Agents Council for Technology.

The first webinar, Save Time & Increase Profits with Real Time (sponsored by the Real Time/Download Campaign) is set for Jan. 12, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

Demos, benefits & tips for successful Real Time implementation for new users, as well as agencies that want to increase utilization. Several different agency management systems and a comparative rater are demoed to show the industry wide movement to this more efficient workflow. Agent presenters will be: Cyndy Smith, Karen Youngman and John Heinsz.

To register, go to

The second webinar, Implementing an Effective Information Security Program in your Agency, (sponsored by the Agents Council for Technology) will be Thursday, Jan. 13 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST.

The session outlines how federal and state law, as well as good risk management practice, have made it mandatory for agencies to implement an information security program that is anchored by a written security plan. The program covers the security risks agencies face, practical steps to take to manage these risks, and the free tools and articles that ACT has produced to assist agencies with their security program-- including a prototype agency information security plan. Agent and association presenters will be Steve Aronson, Ted Joyce and Jeff Yates.

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