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Avoiding Friction

We have evidenced a number of issues that repeatedly arise that cause unnecessary friction. As your insurance and risk management partner, in addition to negotiating and procuring the most […]
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Are You Too Trusting?

Hopefully your company enjoys some long-standing supplier relationships and a network of business partners who consistently over-deliver. While these allies can be a tremendous resource, the ease of your […]
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Risk Insights: Massive Derivative Suit Settlement for Alleged Management Failure to Prevent Sexual Misconduct

Recent news headlines have been dominated by appalling revelations that leading politicians, entertainers, political candidates and others have engaged in sexual harassment, assault, and other unacceptable behaviors. As these stories have emerged, a dynamic […]
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Cyber Insights: Equifax Data Breach Litigation Includes a Securities Suit

In the wake of credit monitoring and reporting firm Equifax’s recent announcement that it had sustained a data breach involving 143 million U.S. customers, a wave of consumer class action lawsuits have followed. […]
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Cyber Insights: Home Depot Settles Data Breach Derivative Lawsuit

Between 2014 and 2015, several companies that experienced high-profile data breaches were served with cybersecurity-related D&O lawsuits. All of these lawsuits were dismissed, including the one against Home Depot. The plaintiffs in the […]
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Secure Cyber Security

Surprisingly, most organizations have cyber assets that are worth 14 percent more than their plant property and equipment (PP&E), but not surprisingly, their rate of insurance is higher for […]
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Cyberspace Under Siege

The IT security company Trend Micro declared 2016 “The Year of Online Extortion.” It’s likely they’re now calling 2017 “The Supersized Year of Online Extortion” following an alarming recent […]
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Cybercrime Warning: Safeguard Employee W2s

As if tax season isn’t bad enough. The IRS has issued a new warning to prompt greater awareness and suspicion of unsolicited requests for employee W2s. Unfortunately, there has […]
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Will 2017 Be the Year of the Cybercriminal?

Cybercriminals are a crafty lot. Just as you address one type of risk, another surfaces. That’s why it’s important to always keep an eye on trends and the evolution […]
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Cyber Criminals Steal More Than Data

Airplanes, ATM machines, automobiles, cash registers, industrial machinery, medical equipment – all controlled by computers. It can be a bit overwhelming when you stop to realize how many opportunities […]
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