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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!
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 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 for Plan Sponsors 06.26.2020

Mozilla to Block Malicious Downloads in Firefox

To combat the latest cyber-security threats, the company Mozilla stated that its newest version of its Firefox web browser will incorporate an updated malware-blocking service that will verify signatures for the application downloads. If signed,…
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Mozilla to Block Malicious Downloads in Firefox
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
Fidelity Bonds 01.29.2020

6 Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses

In this digital province where everyone’s information is found online, it’s a no brainer to make cyber security a priority. When protecting your business and its valuable data, it’s never a smart idea to cut…
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6 Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 09.06.2019

Study: 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Know Where to Start on Cybersecurity

Keeper Security’s 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study has been released and there’s one particularly alarming statistic: of the small businesses surveyed, 25% have “no idea where to start” when formulating a cyber attack prevention strategy. Preventing…
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Study: 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Know Where to Start on Cybersecurity
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 09.06.2019

Study: Small Businesses Not Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough

According to the Keeper Security 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study, companies with fewer than 500 employees just aren’t taking the cyber attacker threat seriously enough. Over 40% of all cyberattacks target small to medium-sized businesses according…
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Study: Small Businesses Not Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough
Cyber for Plan Sponsors 09.06.2019

StockX Hack Shows Smaller Businesses Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

The hacks and cyber-attacks you hear about usually involve giant companies like Equifax and Sony. But startup and smaller companies can be vulnerable as well, as shown by the StockX hack. StockX is an online…
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StockX Hack Shows Smaller Businesses Are Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks