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How to Prepare your Home for Winter

By air filter, cleaning gutters, exterior faucets, freezing pipes, freezing weather, heating system, Home, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, salt, smoke alarm, smoke detector, snow shovel, Weather, winter preparation, winter weather, winterizing your home

I don’t know about you, but fall is my favorite season. The weather is perfect, the leaves turn beautiful colors, and it means the holidays are quickly approaching. The worst part about the autumn season is that it goes too…

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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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Know These Tips for Fire Prevention Week

By candle safety, candles, cooking fires, electrical fires, electrical outlets, fall, fire, fire alarms, fire extinguisher, fire hazard, fire prevention, fire prevention tips, Fire Prevention Week, fire protection equipment, fire safety, fireplace, heating fires, Home, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, smoke alarm, winter

Fall is in full force and winter is slowly approaching. People are lighting pumpkin spice candles, turning on the heat, and decorating for the upcoming holidays (I’m guilty on all accounts). And with the colder temperatures, people will be stayin…

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Are Your Servers Trained and Certified with TIPS?

By alcohol awareness, alcohol awareness training course, alcohol consumption, alcohol related accident, alcohol training, bar, bar owners, bartenders, Business, Commercial, COVID-19, Employees, fines, football season, Insurance, intoxication, Liability, Loss Control, loss control representative, Prevention, restaurant, safety, Safety Tips, servers, TIPS, workers' compensation

We didn’t know if there would be a football season this year, but here we are! The BIG Ten has even reversed its earlier decision, and now games will start in October…GO BUCKS! COVID-19 has changed how we’ll watch these…

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Hard Lesson Learned: A Hacker Victim’s Story  

By computer attack, computer attacks, Cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber criminals, cyber insurance, cyber insurance coverage, cyber risk, cyber security, cyber thief, cybercrime, cybersecurity, hacked, hacker, Home, Insurance, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, Prevention, scam, scams, Social Media, Technology

Since October of last year, I always try to have my phone’s ringer turned up if I am not working, and I’m much more adamant about picking up a phone call. Like many people, I tended to silence my phone a…

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The Nurse Hotline: The First Step in a Work Injury Claim

By after an accident, Business, Central, Claims, Commercial, Employees, First Report of Injury, injury, Insurance, Liability, Loss Control, nurse, Prevention, safety, Service, slip and fall accidents, worker, workers safety, workers' comp claims, workers' compensation, workplace, workplace safety

Did you know that over 2.9 million workplace injuries occur each year? Accidents and injuries happen, but the common goal is to limit the number of injuries and keep employees as safe as possible. When an injury does happen, there is a process that is …

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Identity Theft: One Subject You Don’t Want to Learn at College

By college student, coverage for college student, credit card, Cyber, cyber crime, cyber security, CyberScout, Education, friendly-fraud, identity fraud, identity theft, Insurance, Personal, Prevention, scams, stolen identity, student away at school, student identity, Technology

As students head off to school this fall, they need to stay vigilant against the scams, schemes, and tricks of identity fraudsters. Student identity theft is on the rise, all around the world. Like most predators, identity thieves like to target the yo…

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Keep Children Protected from Cyber Phishing Attacks

By back to school, children, computer attack, cyber attack, cyber risk, cyberbulling, cybersecurity, e-mail spoof, Education, Insurance, kids, malware, online safety, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, phishing scams, Prevention, scams, Social Media, students, Technology, virtual

Back to school season is upon us. Many school officials, teachers, students, and families don’t know what this school year will look like, as the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting when and how students are returning to school. One thing everyone can…

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Keep Children Protected from Cyber Phishing Attacks

By back to school, children, computer attack, cyber attack, cyber risk, cyberbulling, cybersecurity, e-mail spoof, Education, Insurance, kids, malware, online safety, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, phishing scams, Prevention, scams, Social Media, students, Technology, virtual

Back to school season is upon us. Many school officials, teachers, students, and families don’t know what this school year will look like, as the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting when and how students are returning to school. One thing everyone…

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