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Stay Cyber Secure When Connecting Remotely

By Business, Commercial, Communication, computer attacks, Cyber, cyber hygiene, cyber risk, cyber security, cyberattack, CyberScout, cybersecurity, data, Employees, hackers, Insurance, Internet, malware, malware attack, mobile security, Personal, phishing, Prevention, ransomware, scam, secure, security, smishing, Technology, vishing, webcam

COVID-19 has forced people from their workplaces and schools. Working from home and homeschooling means that millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new users, there will be many cybersecurity challenge…

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World Backup Day! The 5 W’s of Data Backup

By back up data, Business, confidential data, data backup, data storage, Education, Home, information technology, Insurance, Personal, personal computer, personal data, personal information, Prevention, private information, protect online privacy, protecting your data, protection, Technology

Times are really different right now compared to years past, but today is March 31, and that means it’s World Backup Day. As we’re quarantined and trying to stay healthy, it may be a good time to remind ourselves about…

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Digital Hygiene Tips for Coronavirus Scams

By anti-malware, anti-virus, antivirus, back up data, Business, business owner, Commercial, coronavirus, COVID-19, Cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber criminals, cyber hygiene, cyber security, cybercrime, CyberScout, cybersecurity, Employees, Insurance, Prevention, security, Technology, vpn

Coronavirus scams are everywhere. During the evolving public health crisis surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), it is essential to remain vigilant in the days and weeks to come, online as well as out in the world. It is likely you are tracking several…

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A Culture of Appreciation is Everything!

By appreciation, Business, Central, Communication, corporate culture, culture is everything, employee, employee appreciation, Employees, Insurance, positive workplace, rewarding career, team, teamwork, thank you, workplace

“Culture is Everything.” It’s a phrase I first heard from Mr. Bill Purmort, current President of Central Insurance Companies, and I think it’s a great way to introduce today’s blog topic…employee appreciation. Why? B…

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Equipment Breakdown Coverage Explained

By Business, Central, Commercial, commercial building, commercial insurance, commercial property, coverage, electrical circuits, electrical hazards, equipment, equipment breakdown, equipment breakdown coverage, Insurance, insurance carrier, Loss Control, loss prevention, mechanical breakdown, preventive measures, property coverage, property policy

Boiler & Machinery is an antiquated term once used to describe a separate policy that offered coverage for causes of loss such as mechanical breakdown, electrical surges, explosion of steam boilers, steam pipes, etc. This separate policy was needed…

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Getting Personal with Agents and Underwriters

By Business, career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Claims, Communication, Employees, independent agent, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance agent, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance industry, insurance underwriter, Liability, Personal, personal lines underwriter, Service, underwriter

I’ve been working in the insurance industry for 18 years now. Currently, I hold a position as a Personal Lines Underwriter with Central Insurance. However, when I obtained my very first position as a personal lines customer service representative…

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