Michael Durkin

Information Protection Officer
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Michael Durkin

Mike Durkin is the Information Protection Officer with Penn Mutual, primarily responsible for implementing the protection of information and information assets throughout the company. In this role, Mike collaborates across the business operation and technical areas of the company to ensure the proper processes and controls are in place to safeguard our client, advisor and associate information along with the overall computing environment. Mike is very passionate when it comes to security and privacy and their alignment to Penn Mutual’s Values and Guiding Principles. For Mike, it is all about Safeguarding our Assets.

Mike leads an Information Protection working group compromised of business and data owners as well as other key information management and integrated risk management stakeholders in monthly discussions of key Information Protection initiatives. He believes that for Information Protection to be successful, it is imperative to have full business buy-in and active participation.

Mike has over 25 years of experience in Information Technology, serving in numerous roles with Intracorp and Cigna in the Healthcare Services sector. Mike acquired CISSP certification in 2004 and was a member of Cigna’s Information Protection department until his transition to Penn Mutual in 2012.

Stories by Michael Durkin

Can You Spot a Phishing Email? Avoiding Malicious Email

By Michael Durkin | August 18, 2015

Penn Mutual takes the threat of fraudulent or malicious email seriously. Here is what Penn Mutual does to keep our policyholders’ data protected, and what you can do to keep yourself safe.