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Cyber 06.17.2019

Cyber Attacks Versus Small Businesses Rising

Larger companies are investing more money into their cybersecurity defenses as cyber attacks and data breaches become more prevalent, happening to entities ranging from larger companies like Sony to esteemed organizations like NASA. So cyber…
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Cyber Attacks Versus Small Businesses Rising
Cyber 06.17.2019

Cyber Attackers Running Small Businesses Out of Business

Large companies are investing in cybersecurity defenses and protections as cyber attacks become more sophisticated. With these larger companies being harder to breach, cyber attackers and hackers have focused their energy and attacks on small…
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Cyber Attackers Running Small Businesses Out of Business
Cyber 06.17.2019

90% of All Data Breaches Hurt Small Businesses

Your small business does not have to store sensitive data to be part of a data breach. Giant companies like Sony and Equifax may be the ones who have that sensitive data such as credit…
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90% of All Data Breaches Hurt Small Businesses
Cyber 06.17.2019

Your Company Doesn’t Need to Store Information to be Victim of Cyber Attack

A common misconception is that a company needs to store some type of information to be a target of a cyber-attack or data breach. But you would be incorrect. Having something as simple as a…
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Your Company Doesn’t Need to Store Information to be Victim of Cyber Attack
ERISA 06.07.2019

House Passes New 401(k) Bill

The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill resulting in the most significant changes in years to 401(k) plans. With the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement, or Secure, Act, it is…
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House Passes New 401(k) Bill
ERISA 06.06.2019

Invest in Your Retirement Plan to Gain Financial Success

Even with the United States economy booming and consistently expanding, more than two thirds of earners would be unable to cover an unexpected $1,000 expense. According to Barron’s, Americans simply seem to be having a…
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Invest in Your Retirement Plan to Gain Financial Success
ERISA 05.30.2019

Not Knowing Plan Documents Leads to Fiduciary Liability

One of the leading causes of fiduciary liability and fiduciary breach is retirement plan fiduciaries not being well versed in plan documents, terms, and conditions. Not following the written terms of a plan document may…
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Not Knowing Plan Documents Leads to Fiduciary Liability
ERISA 05.30.2019

Plan Fiduciary Breach Complaints Rise as Markets Fall

The biggest thing that plan fiduciaries can do to prevent claims of fiduciary breach is to implement and follow prudent fiduciary policies, procedures, and practices. This would theoretically cover issues involving costs, conflicts, and due…
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Plan Fiduciary Breach Complaints Rise as Markets Fall
Cyber 05.30.2019

How Plan Sponsors can Protect Against Data Breach

You hear about data breaches at giant companies like Equifax and Sony, but did you know that individuals, such as plan sponsors, are extremely vulnerable to cyber attack? What can you as a plan sponsor…
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How Plan Sponsors can Protect Against Data Breach