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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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“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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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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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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