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Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.24.2022

401k Auto Portability Benefits Everyone

  Making it easier for employees to bring their retirement savings along when they shift jobs obviously benefits them. Because it reduces the fiduciary risks associated with missing participants and auto cash-outs, facilitating portability also…
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401k Auto Portability Benefits Everyone
ERISA 05.24.2022

Head’s Up: Amended ERISA Legislation?

  As part of its intense focus on retirement security, Congress is considering new two-pronged legislation. If it passes, retirement industry experts anticipate that plan sponsors might face more trips to court stemming from fiduciary…
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Head’s Up: Amended ERISA Legislation?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.16.2022

Retirement Plans: Notice Failure?

  Among the many requirements for 401(k) plans are the timely dissemination of a variety of standard notices to participants. ERISA experts remind us that adhering to notice requirements is critical: failure leaves participants without…
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Retirement Plans: Notice Failure?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 05.16.2022

A Rising Priority: Benefits!

Together, small businesses are the largest employer in the country—and they are increasingly prioritizing worker well being. For example, according to new research, one in four are responding to the disruption of the pandemic by…
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A Rising Priority: Benefits!
ERISA 09.26.2020

The Importance of Communicating About Employee Benefit Plans

Employees lack trust in benefit plans. As a business owner—and plan sponsor,  take action to respond to their needs. A great first step: provide more information. What Do Employees Want to Know About Benefit Plans?…
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The Importance of Communicating About Employee Benefit Plans
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 09.07.2020

What are Common Cyber-Threats?

A cyber-attack is a digital assault by cyber-criminals using a technical device to sneak through private records on a single computer, multiple computers, or computer networks. Cyber-attacks can swiftly disable computers, swipe essential data, or hijack a…
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What are Common Cyber-Threats?
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 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 for Plan Sponsors 08.24.2020

Marriot International Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach

Millions of customers have just slammed the hotel giant Marriot International with a serious class-action lawsuit, demanding significant compensation after their sensitive information was stolen, in one of the world’s most significant data breaches ever….
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Marriot International Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 08.24.2020

Lawsuit Alleges Plan Sponsor Need to Plan Better for Cyber-attacks

Since the dawn of the COVID-19 shutdown that has caused more businesses to a remote environment, cyber-hackers have had ample opportunity to steal plan participant credentials and personal information. The lawsuit, Bartnett v. Abbot Laboratories et al., No….
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Lawsuit Alleges Plan Sponsor Need to Plan Better for Cyber-attacks