Welcome Members of the Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium! 

Eastern Insurance is proud to be the exclusive broker for your custom 

Cyber Insurance Program with American International Group, Inc. (AIG)


Our partnership with AIG, "A" Rated by AM Best and our preferred carrier, offers a cyber program designed specifically for the needs of the education and public entity spaces. This exclusive program has been reviewed and approved by one of the nation's largest independent risk management and insurance consulting firms.

Coverages included in your CyberEdge® program with AIG include:

Your dedicated cyber team at Eastern Insurance will walk you through the electronic application process and ensure you have the coverage that best fits your needs.

Step 1: To begin the process of inquiring about Cyber Liability Insurance through MHEC, please fill out the simple form on this page and click submit to send to Eastern Insurance.

Step 2: Upon receiving this form, an Eastern Insurance consultant will reach out to you to speak more about your organization and goals regarding cyber insurance.  Typically, this will include a few questions about your organization and a review of the various coverage provisions of Cyber Liability Insurance and the benefits associated with each. The consultant from Eastern Insurance will walk you through the electronic cyber insurance application process and answer any questions you have.

Step 3: Once Eastern Insurance has your completed application, they will review with AIG who will customize a Cyber Liability Insurance program for your organization and provide you with a quotation outlining coverage types, limits and pricing.

Step 4: Placing Cyber Liability Insurance coverage and utilizing the multiple loss control benefits of the program provided by AIG!

Step 5: Eastern Insurance and AIG will continue to monitor your program and provide ongoing risk management services and support.

Risk Management Tools and Services with Placement of Cyber Liability Coverage Provided by AIG:

  • Employee eLearning - Awareness, training, and compliance

  • Blacklist IP Blocking - Powered by global threat intelligence

  • Domain Protection - Idenitfy and block typo squatting domains

  • Infrastructure Vulnerability Scan - Identification of high-risk infrastructure vulnerabilities

  • Legal Risk Consultation - Review and strengthen incident response capabilities

  • Forensic Risk Consultation - Organizational preparedness for different threat scenarios

  • Public Relations Risk Consultation - Crisis communication plan best practices and preparation

  • CyberEdge Hotline - 24/7 cyber hotline

  • Cybersecurity Information Portal - Online access to cybersecurity information

  • Insurance Portfolio Diagnostic - Cyber as a peril analysis against insurance portfolio

  • Endpoint Detection and Response - Accelerated threat detection and incident response

  • Security Ratings - Network security scoring

  • Cyber Services Orientation - One-on-one session with AIG Cyber Risk Consulting



Who is AIG?

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

AIG has been writing standalone cyber risk insurance since 1999 and provides data and analytics to understand your cyber risk, proactive services to address vulnerabilities and coverage when it’s needed. AIG’s award-winning cyber solutions help insureds better understand and address cyber risk with comprehensive services, support, and coverages to help protect their bottom line.

Who is Eastern Insurance?

  • A wholly-owned subsidiary of Eastern Bank, the largest independent, mutually owned bank in the country

  • Offices throughout MA, RI, NH & NJ

  • The 31st largest P&C insurance agency in the nation, serving more than 80,000 individuals and businesses with more than one billion dollars of premium under management

  • A leading insurance provider offering a full range of personal and commercial insurance products, as well as employee benefits services

Protecting Your Institution Is Our First Priority

A subsidiary of Eastern Bank, we are the largest independent full-service agency headquartered in New England, with over 400 dedicated professionals who will help you manage the complexities of a risk management solution for your business. Our relationship with over 50 insurance carriers provides you with comprehensive and competitive coverages, plans and rates to match your industry’s exact needs and manage your unique risk.

As technology becomes increasingly more critical to the successful operation of your business, so does the risk of falling victim to a data breach. Protecting your business from cyber liability is just as important as some of the more traditional exposures organizations are equipped with in their commercial policies.


We are glad to be of service to all MHEC members. 
Please feel free to reach out to us at MHEC@easterninsurance.com with any questions.

Eastern Insurance Group LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eastern Bank.  
Insurance products are not insured by FDIC or by any federal government agency and are not deposits of, or guaranteed by Eastern Bank.  
Insurance products may be subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal or amounts invested.