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Shining a Light on the Dark Web

By Cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber insurance, cyber security, CyberScout, Dark Web, identity theft, identity thieves, Insurance, Internet, password, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, personal information, phishing scams, Prevention, Technology, Two-Factor Authentication

It’s estimated the “Surface Web”—websites and data visible to everyone—represents less than five percent of the total information and locations on the internet. Beneath the surface lies the Deep Web—also known as the Hidden, Invisible and Dark Web. [1]…

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Protect Your Online Retail Business

By Business, business owner, Commercial, commercial cyber, computer, computer attack, cyber crime, cyber extortion, cyber insurance, cyber insurance coverage, cyber risk, cyber security, cybersecurity, data breach, fraud, hackers, home-based business, Identity recovery, identity theft, Insurance, Internet, Liability, liability coverage, online, online presence, online shopping, Prevention, retail, retailer, Technology, website

In my blog post, Protect Yourself While Shopping Online, I shared how to protect yourself as a consumer. Now, let’s talk about protecting your customers and yourself as a business owner. If you have any kind of online store where…

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Protect Yourself While Shopping Online

By applications, Business, Commercial, credit card, credit cards, Cyber, cyber insurance, cyber security, cybersecurity, fraud, hackers, Insurance, Internet, internet safety, Liability, liability coverage, liability insurance, online, online payment, online safety, online shopping, Prevention, protect online privacy, retail, Risk Management, Technology

These unprecedented times have left many of us with only one way to shop: online. Many online businesses have benefited from consumers “sheltering in place” with an influx of buyers shopping via apps and the internet. I am sure that I…

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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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Working Remotely? Remember to Secure Your Webcam!

By Communication, Cyber, cyber security, CyberScout, cybersecurity, Employees, firewall, Insurance, Internet, protect online privacy, Technology, web camera, webcam

The Covid-19 pandemic, also known as the novel coronavirus, has affected daily life in unprecedented ways. Because of home-work and homeschooling measures, millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new us…

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Smart Home Technology – Friend or Foe?

By Home, home security, information technology, Insurance, Internet, internet safety, new technology, online safety, Personal, protect your home, protecting your data, protection, protective devices, safety, Safety Tips, smart phone, smartphone, Technology, technology advances

Anyone buying any cool tech gifts for themselves or for loved ones this holiday season? The possibilities are endless when it comes to “smart” devices that are available for you and your home! These devices range from smart plugs and…

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Cyber Security Awareness – Be Aware!!!

By Business, Commercial, Cyber, cyber crime, cyber criminals, cyber insurance, cyber risk, cyber security, cybercrime, CyberScout, cybersecurity, Financial, Insurance, Internet, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, Prevention, Risk Management, Technology

Now that it is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, what better time to educate yourself on the current levels of cybercrime around the world. More than half of mid-market businesses have experienced a data breach[1], and more than 175 million…

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Protecting Your Identity After a Data Breach

By credit card, credit freeze, credit report, cyber security, data breach, Financial, hacker, identity fraud, identity theft, identity theft insurance, Insurance, Internet, passwords, Personal, personal information, Prevention, protection, Risk Management

Capital One announced recently that a hacker had accessed the personal information of 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million in Canada that had applied for credit with the Virginia-based bank. The affected information includes credi…

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