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Cyber Resilience: The Best Plan for When the Worst Happens

By Business, Central, Commercial, Cyber, cyber risk, Cyber Suite Coverage, cybersecurity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, Insurance, Personal, phishing, Prevention, ransomware, Technology, US Department of Homeland Security

As cyber risks evolve and become more threatening in scope, they come at an increasing cost to both the public and private sectors. The past two years have seen several significant cybersecurity incidents. In 2020, the Solar Winds hack breached…

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Protecting Your Business from Cyber Threats

By Business, Central, Commercial, commercial cyber, Cyber, cyber crime, cyber insurance, Cyber Protection & Coverage, Cyber Suite Coverage, cybersecurity, data backup, digital footprint, Insurance, multi-factor authentication, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, password manager, Personal, personal cyber, Prevention, Technology

Last week, we shared the scoop on current issues in cybersecurity. In this article, we’re arming you with the knowledge to avoid falling victim to cyber attacks and threats. Since many cybersecurity issues arise from the “human factor,” educating yours…

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Your Ultimate Spring and Summer Home Maintenance Guide

By carbon monoxide, clean windows, cleaning gutters, drainage system, fire extinguisher, garbage disposal, Home, home maintenance, home repairs, Household Inventory, Insurance, lawn, Personal, Prevention, range hood, roof inspection, seasonal house maintenance, smoke detectors, trim trees, water leak

Here’s a comprehensive home maintenance checklist that can help you stay on top of things as the spring season begins to wind down and the summer season is just around the corner! Monthly Home Maintenance and Repairs According to American…

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Make Sure Your Summer Isn’t a Bummer – Insure Your Fun!

By all-terrain vehicles, antique autos, ATVs, Auto, boat insurance, boats, Central, classic autos, golf carts, Insurance, jet skis, motor homes, Personal, personal umbrella policy, personal watercraft, personally-owned golf carts, recreational vehicles, rental cars, summer rentals, swimming pools, vacation homes

It’s time to put the boat on the lake and get the ATVs out of storage. It’s also a great time to check with your insurance agent to make sure your summer fun items are properly protected. Here are some…

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Beware of Summertime Scams and Fraudsters

By Auto, auto-repair fraud, Central, Claims, Contractor fraud, fraud, fraudsters, Home, home repair fraud, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, scams, storm chasers, summer, vehicle repair fraud

In the minds of so many, summertime evokes thoughts of relaxation, taking it easy, going on vacation, and enjoying yourself at the beach. But, unfortunately, criminals can take advantage of you any time of the year. Fraudsters may use the…

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Credit Card Fraud: Sharing Your Number Over the Phone

By Central, credit card fraud, credit card number, Data Security Standards, Financial, Insurance, Loss Control, over the phone, PCI DSS, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, Service

Did you know that credit card fraud is one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft? According to businesswire.com, credit card fraud losses were over $20 billion in 2019. A significant portion of that fraud resulted from over-the-phone transacti…

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