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Cyber 09.08.2020

COVID-19’s Effect on the Data Breach Terrain

The coronavirus pandemic is compelling businesses across all industries to incorporate new and improved cybersecurity measures into their daily activities. A three-month examination from Teiss, a cybersecurity hub, reports that new threats are emerging faster…
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COVID-19’s Effect on the Data Breach Terrain
Cyber 08.31.2020

FBI Probes COVID-19 Patient Data Breach

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is surveilling a recent data breach that seized the vital information of coronavirus-positive South Dakota residents. The data breach occurred in June of 2020, and surfaced when a third-party vendor unearthed…
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FBI Probes COVID-19 Patient Data Breach
Cyber 06.25.2020

Why Small and medium-sized enterprises are Expanding Cyber Insurance Budgets

During this time of uncertainty, industries are particularly vulnerable to cyber breaches. Last year alone, ransomware targets forfeited over $1.3 billion to hackers, including high-profile victims like hospitals, airlines and retailers. However, small businesses are…
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Why Small and medium-sized enterprises are Expanding Cyber Insurance Budgets
Cyber 06.24.2020

Malicious Chrome Extensions Downloaded Millions of Times

Google has deleted scores of fake and malicious Chrome extensions used in a devastating global eavesdropping effort. Identified by Awake Security, the threat was found in 111 of malicious extensions over the last three months….
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Malicious Chrome Extensions Downloaded Millions of Times
ERISA 06.10.2020

401(k) Plan Administrators: Beware of Increasing Identity Fraud

According to Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2020 Identity Fraud Report, digital criminals are targeting the financial services industry and their devastating tactics will negatively impact customers throughout the next 12 months. The study amplifies that…
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401(k) Plan Administrators: Beware of Increasing Identity Fraud
Cyber 04.16.2020

Plan Sponsor Cybersecurity Responsibilities

If you are a plan sponsor, you set up retirement plans for your employees. Retirement benefit plan administrators harbor personal information of employees, like social security numbers and email addresses, in myriad electronic records. Plan…
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Plan Sponsor Cybersecurity Responsibilities
Cyber 02.22.2020

More State Governments Are Investing in Cyber Insurance

As the threat of cyber-breaches continues to climb, so do the number of establishments adopting cyber-security measures. In 2019, roughly half of state governments across the United States protected their business from impending cyber-attacks with…
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More State Governments Are Investing in Cyber Insurance
Cyber 01.24.2020

Retirement Plans In Danger From Cyber Attacks

When trying to determine where the next cyber attacker will strike, it’s important to understand what type of information hackers are hungry for. Retirement plans check all of an attacker’s boxes, as benefit plan data…
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Retirement Plans In Danger From Cyber Attacks
Cyber 11.20.2019

Do I Need Cyber Liability Insurance?

In today’s digital climate, hackers are around every corner, waiting for the right moment to swipe your most valuable business and personal assets. Without adequate coverage, your financial account details, social security numbers, and other…
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Do I Need Cyber Liability Insurance?