Skip to main content
Category

Prevention

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

By Auto, auto theft, Central, Claims, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, Risk Management, stolen vehicle, vehicle theft, vehicle theft prevention, vehicle theft prevention month

Once every 43.8 seconds, a vehicle is stolen in the United States according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thefts like these cost millions of dollars for owners and insurers, and cause insurance premiums to skyrocket &#8…

Read More

Are You Fire Safety Smart?

By Business, Commercial, commercial insurance, cooking fires, Fire escape plan, Fire Prevention Week, fire safety, heating fires, Home, home fire, Insurance, National Fire Protection Association, Personal, Personal Insurance, Prevention, smoke alarm

“Burn, baby, burn” may have packed the dance floor during the days of disco, but those words are anything but a good time when it comes to your home and property.   Since 1922, the National Fire Protection Agency has sponsored…

Read More