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Category: Prevention


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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Your Ultimate Spring and Summer Home Maintenance Guide

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!

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Make Road Safety a Top Priority This Planting Season

With farmers in and out of fields for planting season, it’s important for everyone to do their part to help keep our farmers and motorists safe. Many of the on-road accidents can be avoided by having patience, using extreme caution,…

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Fraud Schemes Impacting Veterans

With Memorial Day coming up, we can be reminded that insurance fraud schemes impact everyone, including Veterans.  Military veterans and retirees reported $66 million in fraud losses in 2020, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) data. Fraud is the second-most costly white-collar crime…

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