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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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Don’t Just Throw it Out: How to Protect the Environment and Your Personal Data

By Cyber, cyber security, cybercriminals, CyberScout, donate, Earth Day, electronics, identity fraud, Insurance, Internet, Personal, personal data, Prevention, protecting your data, recycle, Technology

As the popularity of the internet and electronic devices continues to grow, so do the number of places where cybercriminals can find—and steal—our personal data. The rise in device ownership is also creating an enormous amount of e-waste. The World…

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Don’t Just Throw it Out: How to Protect the Environment and Your Personal Data

By Cyber, cyber security, cybercriminals, CyberScout, donate, Earth Day, electronics, identity fraud, Insurance, Internet, Personal, personal data, Prevention, protecting your data, recycle, Technology

As the popularity of the internet and electronic devices continues to grow, so do the number of places where cybercriminals can find—and steal—our personal data. The rise in device ownership is also creating an enormous amount of e-waste. The World…

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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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Protect Tax Returns and Stimulus Payments from Identity Thieves

By credit monitoring, Cyber, CyberScout, identity fraud, Identity Fraud and Credit Monitoring Program, Identity Protection PIN, identity theft, identity theft insurance, Insurance, IRS, Personal, Prevention, Stimulus checks, tax returns, tax season

Over the past several years, the IRS actions against tax identity fraud were successful in driving down the rate of tax fraud. Then the COVID-19 pandemic happened. The IRS extended due dates and become bogged down trying to process returns…

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The “Smart” Way to Mitigate Risk in a Connected Home

By behavioral data, Cyber, exposure data, Hartford Steam Boiler, Home, Home Health Score, HSB, Insurance, IoT, Personal, Prevention, smart devices, smart home, smart phone, smart technology, smart TV, Technology, technology advances

With the continued adoption of Smart Home products, many homeowners welcome devices that promote energy efficiency, cost savings benefits, and added security. These protected homes may present a lower risk for insurers and reduce claims expenses, but a…

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