Nationwide Insurance named a top company for privacy
Ponemon Institute Releases 20 Most Trusted Companies for Privacy study
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 4, 2010
Liz Christopher 614-249-7705
Columbus, Ohio — Nationwide Insurance is pleased to announce that it has once again been selected as a top company for protecting customer information, ranking #8 on the Most Trusted Companies for Privacy list by the Ponemon Institute.
The Ponemon Institute surveyed 6,627 U.S. adults and ranked their responses. More than 38,000 companies were rated, with 229 of them being mentioned at least 20 times.
“Being named in the top 10 of most trusted companies is a great honor for Nationwide Insurance,” said Kirk Herath, Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer. “Protecting our customers’ data is one of the most important ways that Nationwide delivers its On Your Side promise.”
Nationwide has been named to the Most Trusted Companies for Privacy list four years in a row and five out of the last six years.
"With so much negative publicity related to data breaches, our annual
Most Trusted Companies survey demonstrates that there are many
organizations that place a premium on responsible data stewardship," said
Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder, Ponemon Institute. "These companies
understand that an investment in effective security and privacy practice
has a payoff in building brand loyalty and a stronger, more profitable
Nationwide, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by A.M. Best. The company provides a full range of personalized insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and health and productivity services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.
Nationwide, the Nationwide Framemark and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.