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Cyber 05.29.2019

Survey: 83% of Organizations Have Had a Data Breach

According to a survey of over 1,000 United States companies conducted by Opinion Matters, 83% of surveyed companies have experienced some sort of accidental data breach. More exposure occurred through employees accidentally exposing data through…
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Survey: 83% of Organizations Have Had a Data Breach
Cyber 05.29.2019

Cybersecurity and Retirement Plans: Unanswered Questions

With cyber attacks and data breaches becoming more and more commonplace, it’s become fair to ask where cybersecurity fits within the duties and responsibilities of retirement plan fiduciaries and participants Congress has started asking the…
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Cybersecurity and Retirement Plans: Unanswered Questions
Cyber 05.29.2019

Average Time Taken to Identify and Contain a Data Breach

According to a survey by the Ponemon Institute of 477 companies that experienced a data breach in 2018, the average number of days to even identify a data breach could be as high as 221…
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Average Time Taken to Identify and Contain a Data Breach
Cyber 05.29.2019

Financial Markets More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

According to a new report from SWIFT and BAE Systems, financial markets are becoming more and more vulnerable to cyber attack and data breaches. With so many participants and points of entry, the report states that…
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Financial Markets More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
Cyber 05.29.2019

The Sony Hack Shows How Vulnerable Your Retirement Plan Is

Sony is one of the largest companies in the world. Its products include everything from movies to cameras to financial services. Its 2014 hack should show you that even if their information is vulnerable to cyber…
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The Sony Hack Shows How Vulnerable Your Retirement Plan Is
Cyber 05.29.2019

Quick Data Breach Response Time Can Save Your Company

Not only is the number of data breaches increasing every day, but the speed with which customers find out about them is increasing as well. Word is spreading on social media and through online articles…
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Quick Data Breach Response Time Can Save Your Company
Cyber 05.29.2019

Identity Theft Protection Isn’t Enough Against Cyber Attacks

For years, the biggest fraudulent internet schemes you had to worry about involved identity theft, whether it be a Nigerian Prince requiring your personal info to receive a portion of his wealth or just someone…
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Identity Theft Protection Isn’t Enough Against Cyber Attacks
Cyber 05.29.2019

Businesses Need To Be Proactive When It Comes to Cybersecurity

As technology becomes more advanced with supply chains becoming automated, data stored remotely in the cloud, and robots working in factories, companies have to become proactive on the cybersecurity front and update their infrastructure to…
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Businesses Need To Be Proactive When It Comes to Cybersecurity
ERISA 05.08.2019

The Need for Fiduciary Liability Insurance is Greater than Ever

A fiduciary’s liability is one of the most misunderstood areas of exposure for those involved with retirement plans. If your company is a small company, it is particularly important to consider the fact that as…
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The Need for Fiduciary Liability Insurance is Greater than Ever