What are some of the current trends in cybersecurity and the threats that can affect insurance agencies? It is important to protect personal data, but what are some of the lesser known practices independent insurance agencies can implement now to protect them from the threats of tomorrow? The article will appear in an independent insurance agents’ trade association magazine published in Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont and Tennessee and should be written for insurance agency principals who mostly write property/casualty insurance. Articles should be about 1,500 words. Article deadline is Sept. 8, 2017. Please type “ProfNet query-November” in the subject of your email.