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“Essential 8” IT Security Recommendations When Returning To The Office

By backup, backup solutions, Commercial, Cyber, cyber security, cybersecurity, data, data restoration, Education, Employees, information technology, Insurance, loss prevention, malware, malware attack, Microsoft Office, multi-factor authentication, office, operating system, original equipment manufacturer, preventative maintenance, ransomware, Risk Management, software, Technology, vpn, web browser

The office has been disinfected, work spaces are rearranged, and now we can begin our return to working in the office. But has the company planned for IT security challenges? Tab Bradshaw, Chief Operating Officer at Redpoint Security, has put together…

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Does every business need the same commercial coverage?

By Business, Business Insurance, business owner, Commercial, commercial building, Commercial general liability, commercial insurance, commercial policy, Employees, Insurance, Liability

Commercial insurance is not one-size-fits-all, but there are features that even very different businesses have in common. Offices are an exposure that nearly every business has, from accounting firms to web engineers, and from one-person offices to a t…

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May the Coverage Be with You

By Builders Risk, Business, Business coverage, Commercial, commercial cyber, commercial insurance, company vehicles, Cyber, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, exposures, inland marine policy, Insurance, Lessor's Risk, Liability, Loss Control, Risk Management, Technology, underwriter, workers' compensation

One of the toughest parts of commercial insurance is identifying all of the exposures a business might have. I met with a new client yesterday, Darth Vader, who is the Operations Manager for a business called The Empire. It sounds…

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The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Training at your Business

By Business, Commercial, commercial cyber, Cyber, cyber attack, cybersecurity, cybersecurity tools, employee training, Employees, information technology, Insurance, phishing, Prevention, ransomware, Technology

The latest data from the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report highlights an imbalance when it comes to the level of cyber expertise businesses in the US have versus their actions taken when a cyberattack occurs. Although being deemed as global “cyber ex…

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Hire the Right People to Drive Your Company Vehicles

By Auto, Business, business auto policy, business owner, Commercial, company drivers, company vehicles, distracted driving, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Employees, fleet management, fleet safety program, Insurance, Liability, Motor Vehicle Record, Prevention, telematics

The majority of auto accidents are caused by driver error, whether it be following too closely, speeding, driving distracted, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or any other variety of reasons. As a business owner, you have control…

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Insurance Considerations for Contractors

By bodily injury, Business, Claims, Commercial, commercial umbrella policy, commercial vehicles, contractors, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, equipment breakdown coverage, general liability, Insurance, Liability, liability insurance, professional liability, property damage, subcontractors

Contractors have enough items to juggle without adding insurance into the mix; however, insurance-related issues are often unavoidable and, in some cases, misunderstood. Sure, it’s easy enough to determine how much coverage is needed for tools and equi…

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Businesses – Spring Into Safety with Risk Management

By Business, business owner, Commercial, commercial property, Insurance, Liability, Loss Control, preventative maintenance, Prevention, Risk Management, roof maintenance, spring cleaning

I am sure most of us would agree that spring is such a beautiful time of year! More sunshiny days, warmer weather, flower buds starting to pop up…and SPRING CLEANING. Who’s already started their spring cleaning tasks? It’s a great…

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How to Grow Customer Trust and Comply with Data Privacy Laws

By Business, businesses, Commercial, Consumer data, Cyber, cybercriminals, Data Privacy, Data Privacy Laws, Insurance, IT resources, Liability, password protection, phishing scams, scams, software, Technology

Data privacy will be a top trend for businesses in 2021. Today, virtually every nation has enacted laws that impact data privacy—or they are actively considering them. Failure to protect customer and employee information can have costly consequences. B…

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Prevent Slips and Falls with a Snow & Ice Removal Plan

By Business, certificate of insurance, Claims, Commercial, commercial property, ice, Insurance, Liability, Prevention, slip and fall, snow and ice, snow removal contractor, Weather, winter weather, workers' compensation

It’s snowin’ and blowin’ everywhere in Ohio right now and in much of the U.S., but like my grandma says, “It’s that time of year!” There are times when we have to venture out, even during and after winter weather…

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