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Protect Your Business from Social Engineering Fraud

Tiffany Fronek

The current climate has created an ideal “phishing season” for cyber criminals. They don’t need a license or a tackle box to try to take advantage of many people’s natural trusting nature. Exploiting this trust is easier than hacking your software, so trickery attempts have become commonplace. According to Crowdstrike’s…

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Homeowners Insurance: What to Consider When Buying or Selling Your Home

Before You Call the Movers, Talk to Your Insurance Advisor While other segments of the economy have struggled under the weight of the pandemic, the real estate market has seen increased home prices amidst soaring demand. Many people have found themselves living and working in the same space. Suddenly, the…

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[On-Demand Webinar] What’s Old is New Again in 2021: PPP Loans, COVID and the FFCRA

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: COVID2021!) In addition to other stimulus aid and COVID relief, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Act”) signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020, provided for a new round of Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans. These loans, however, are not the only critical COVID issues with…

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Insurance Industry Alert: Mail Delays

Over the last few months, there has been significant mail delays and the insurance industry has not been untouched by this slowdown. According to NPR, the U.S. Postal Service said it faces “unprecedented volume increases and limited employee availability due to the impacts of COVID-19.” Many are experiencing longer than…

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of the Cyber Market: Planning for 2021

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: Cyber2021!) Watch as Oswald’s Cyber Strategic Leader, Lacy Rex, and Oswald’s Cyber Claims Consultant, Lisa Pape, discuss the current state of the cyber insurance market. During this 30-minute session, they reviewed the shifting cyber liability landscape, and its effect on the cyber liability insurance market. Key topics…

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Personal Risk Advisory: When is the Right to Time to Conduct a Risk Review?

When you purchased your first car or home, perhaps you purchased coverage from a local ‘mass market’ insurance agent. As time goes on and your career, personal and professional responsibilities expanded, it’s possible the insurance carrier you started with may no longer be sophisticated enough to provide the coverage and/or…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Making your COVID List and Checking it Twice

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: PPP&FFCRA123) Businesses are currently living through month nine of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the situation is getting worse, not better. Businesses continue to struggle financially, and employees continue to fall ill and need time away from work. While the promised vaccines provide a light at the…

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Cybersecurity Insurance: What Happens if You Fall Victim to a Breach?

Lisa Pape

With all that 2020 has brought with it, the climate has never been more ideal for the cyber criminal. Most of us are working from home via the internet. We’re also buying more—even household essentials—online. During the holiday season, online purchases will likely push virtual sales to new limits, making…

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COVID-19 Risk Advisory: PPP Loan Insurance Coverage

As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies accepted the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan to keep their doors opened and employees employed. These companies may now be faced with an audit by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to determine if their business is able to meet…

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Navigating Construction Site Visits During COVID-19

As concerns mount over the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19, design professionals should be giving consideration on how to provide contract administration services virtually. While many firms are working remotely, most construction sites are active, and you should be prepared to conduct site observations and payment certification duties…

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