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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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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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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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Deepfakes – The New Cyberthreat for 2021

By artificial intelligence, Cyber, cyber security, cyberattack, CyberScout, deepfakes, hackers, Insurance, Personal, Personal Cyber Protection, phishing scams, Prevention, ransomware, scams, Social Media, Technology

The threat landscape of cybersecurity changes daily, with hackers and cybersecurity professionals in a perpetual cat-and-mouse chase; hackers discover new ways to infiltrate and exploit their targets, and the cybersecurity industry looks for vulnerabil…

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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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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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