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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 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 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 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 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
Cyber 08.11.2020

The 14 Largest Data Breaches of the 21st Century

Unfortunately, in this day and age of businesses and consumers interacting online, data breaches are more commonplace. Roughly 3.5 billion people had their personal information swiped in the top two of the 14 largest cyber…
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The 14 Largest Data Breaches of the 21st Century
Cyber 06.30.2020

Plan Sponsors Specifically Threatened by Cyber Attacks

Retirement plans and, specifically, their plan sponsors are being threatened more and more by cyber attacks. Recordkeepers, custodians, and third party administrators are being attacked due to all the valuable personal data they harbor and…
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Plan Sponsors Specifically Threatened by Cyber Attacks
Cyber 06.23.2020

Cancer Care Data Breach Involves 55k Patients

Cancer Care Group, one of the largest privately-owned radiation oncology programs in the United States, has suffered from a serious data breach that swiped patient names and addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, insurance…
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Cancer Care Data Breach Involves 55k Patients
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