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Browser & electronic document security

Protecting your information begins with your browser

Recommended browsers® is currently compatible with the following major browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge®
  • Apple Safari®
  • Mozilla Firefox®
  • Google Chrome®

Please Note: commonly supports the most recent version and the previous version of the above browsers. In order to have the best online experience, we suggest upgrading to a more recent version or using a different browser. Customers who currently use Internet Explorer should also consider using one of the supported browsers above.

All of these browsers provide encryption technology to keep your personal information private. Encryption is the way your browser translates everything that you send into a code that can only be deciphered by our computers at State Farm®. Communication containing confidential information (e.g., financial transactions) between State Farm and its customers is encrypted using the most recent release of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology with encryption keys of up to 128 bits.

During any secure transaction with our company, you can verify encryption key strength by clicking on the lock or key icon located at the bottom of your browser window. If your Cipher strength is less than 128-bit, you will need to update your browser. To upgrade your browser, please select one of the following:

In order to help preserve your privacy when using a public computer, we suggest you always clear your browser history and close the browser when you're finished.

Viewing electronic documents

In order to view your documents electronically, you will need software that enables you to view files in the Portable Document Format (PDF). If you do not have a PDF Reader installed on your computer, you may download a free copy of Adobe Reader.