Risk Management

Why Organizations Hide Sexual Abuse Incidents

What drives organizations to conceal the such vile behavior? The news of yet another sex abuse scandal in the Catholic church sparked fresh outrage. The abuse itself is enough to make your blood boil. But it boggles the mind knowing so

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Hacker for Hire

Cyber Thugs Available for Hire: Protect Yourself

Revenge is the new cyber risk True crime aficionados, there’s a whole new subgenre out there for you: hackers for hire. Yes, you can hire a cyber thug to to wreak havoc on your enemies, be they corporate or personal.

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Terrorism in workplace

Active Shooters and Businesses: Risk Management and Insurance

Training and risk management are key in the event of an incident In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting incident, special events coordinators are stepping up their risk management protocols. Such violence represents the potential for personnel and property

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Sexual harassment at work

Is a Flood of Sexual Harassment Litigation About to Hit Small Business?

Allegations will soon surface in businesses of every size in every industry No industry is immune from the types of sexual harassment complaints currently piling up against entertainment celebrities and political figures. It’s quite clear that women in the workforce

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2-factor authorization

2-Factor Authentication for Business Online Account Protection

You go to a lot of trouble to protect the business you worked hard to establish and grow. Maybe you’ve installed an electronic security system, conducted background checks on your employees, employed security guards, or even have guard dogs on

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Employee Theft

Small Businesses and Employee Theft

Losses to business can be staggering Business owners want to trust their employees, especially those who have been on board for years and have become “part of the family.”  The 2015 Hiscox Embezzlement Watchlist  revealed that smaller companies suffer the

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The impact of dog bite claims by homeowners

Dog Bites Leave Scars on Cost of Homeowner Claims

When man’s best friend is a liability If you’ve been considering dog training for the family pooch, now might be the time to enroll – the cost of a class could save you thousands of dollars. Approximately 1,000 people in

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Top 5 Small business insurance claims

Top 5 Small Business Insurance Claims May Surprise You

Is your business susceptible? The most common small business claims are for burglary and theft. The most costly claims, however, are for reputational harm, such as libel, slander, or violating privacy. A report by the Hartford revealed that more than

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Cyber Risk insurance

8 Tips to Reduce the Risk of a Cyber Attack

Frequent but avoidable mistakes too many organizations make If you or your business haven’t been the victim of a cyber attack, count your blessings, but don’t think you can maintain your immunity forever. Cyber attacks are on the rise because

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Crime Insurance

Increased Need for Crime Insurance for Small Businesses

Diligence is the key to preventing losses Since the 2008 economic decline, there has been a sharp rise in crimes by employees and third parties. Fueled by the fear of unemployment, workers are fighting back against their employers. They’re more

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