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Category: Prevention


10 Steps for Maintaining Your Fire Sprinkler System

fire sprinkler system

One of the best investments you can make in your commercial building is the installation of a fire sprinkler system. A properly designed sprinkler system can greatly reduce your exposure to loss of property and lives from fires. That same…

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Dry Drowning Symptoms & Causes

Dry drowning symptoms

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…

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Distracted Driving: Why We Do It & How To Stop

April is Distracted Driving Month. Read on to learn more about the psychology behind driving distractions and how to avoid texting temptations behind the wheel in order to make the roads safer for all.

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Cyber Resilience: The Best Plan for When the Worst Happens

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

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 yourself…

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Cybersecurity 101

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and ensure that Americans have access to the resources they need to be more secure online.  Whether you’re a small business engaged in online…

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Are You Fire Safety Smart?

“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…

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National 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 – making…

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Credit Card Fraud: Sharing Your Number Over the Phone

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 transactions. So,…

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Beware of Summertime Scams and Fraudsters

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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