When underwriters think about risk, fire and theft come to mind. However, one risk that might be overlooked is improperly underwriting multiple named insureds. Yet the named insured is a key element in any commercial insurance policy. Who is considered…
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the leading cause of death among children, with an average of 22 drownings and 11 drowning deaths per day in 2021 alone. Although this data is certainly alarming and…
There are many electrical safety rules you can follow to protect your home and your family from danger.
Category: Business, Central, Commercial, Education, Home, Personal, Risk Management
Tags: electrical circuits, electrical fires, electrical hazards, electrical safety, Safety Tips
The office has been disinfected, work spaces are rearranged, and now we can begin our return to working in the office. But has the company planned for IT security challenges? Tab Bradshaw, Chief Operating Officer at Redpoint Security, has put together…
Category: Commercial, Education, Employees, Risk Management, Technology
Tags: backup, backup solutions, cyber, cyber security, cybersecurity, data, data restoration, information technology, loss prevention, malware, malware attack, Microsoft Office, multi-factor authentication, office, operating system, original equipment manufacturer, preventative maintenance, ransomware, risk management, software, vpn, web browser
As kids begin to return to school after several months away, we’ll see more and more school buses on the road. It’s a great time to revisit these safety tips with your children.
Data breaches, hacks, and email fraud are hitting businesses of all sizes. It’s not just the big corporations like Equifax and Marriott International—all companies need to prioritize cybersecurity. According to one report, two-thirds of SMBs suffered a cyberattack in…
Category: Business, Commercial, Education, Employees, Prevention, Technology
Tags: business, business owner, cyber, cyber attack, cyber crime, cyber insurance, cyber insurance coverage, cyber security, cybersecurity, data breach, data defense, data plan, employee, employee scams, fraud, fraud alert, fraud emails, hacker, hackers, preparedness, technology, training
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…
Category: Education, Personal, Prevention, Social Media, Technology
Tags: back to school, children, computer attack, cyber attack, cyber risk, cyberbulling, cybersecurity, e-mail spoof, kids, malware, online safety, Personal Cyber Protection, phishing scams, scams, students, virtual
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…
Category: Education, Personal, Prevention, Technology
Tags: college student, coverage for college student, credit card, cyber, cyber crime, cyber security, CyberScout, friendly-fraud, identity fraud, identity theft, scams, stolen identity, student away at school, student identity
School 2020…what will it look like? None of us really know yet as plans and government recommendations seem to change day-to-day. One thing is certain – it will look much different than ever before. If your children are among those…
It sure does feel like July outside! With temperatures nearing or exceeding 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius) for large portions of the country, sometimes, managing to stay cool only means being in the water or inside in the AC….