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Creating a Cybersafe Workplace Culture

The news has been full of cyberattacks recently – and they’re not just targeting small companies. MGM Resorts faced a large cyberattack that had caused the company to lose an estimated 10-20% of revenue per day the company’s systems were down across the country. Competitor Caesars Entertainment faced a similar…

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National Insurance Awareness Day

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Did you know that today is #NationalInsuranceAwarenessDay? We want to thank our clients for the opportunity to help protect the people and things most important to them. Risk and insurance needs continually evolve; it’s critical that your policies keep up with these changes and are regularly reviewed. Please check out…

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Cybersecurity is a Necessary Journey, Not a Destination

There has been a significant shift in underwriting cyber liability insurance in the past three years, mostly driven by substantial claims. As the cyber liability market begins to stabilize from a pricing standpoint, the scrutiny on cybersecurity controls hasn’t lessened. Underwriting standards continue to increase and evolve along with the…

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Sports Betting on Company Computers is Here: Protect the Firm from Cybercrime

Baseball season has begun, hockey is closing in on playoff season, football is just around the corner — and sports betting is now legal in Ohio. It’s the perfect potion to entice some employees to place a bet using company computers. While it might seem harmless to spend a few…

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2023 Spring State of the Market: Tough Times Ahead with Hope on the Horizon

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The hard market continues as we navigate our way through the first half of 2023. What does this mean for your business? In the short-term, it means continued difficulties in procuring coverages and renewals, as well as expensive premiums when you manage to obtain a policy. Despite these current challenges,…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Financial Fraud: How it Happens and How to Avoid it

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (passcode: Cyberfraud23!) 51 percent of surveyed organizations say they experienced fraud in the past two years, the highest level in 20 years of research1.  More than $43 billion has been lost due to business email compromise attacks since 20162.  Such cyberattacks are becoming more common and anyone…

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Lacy Rex, Jonida Stuewe Named 2023 Power Brokers by Risk & Insurance Magazine®

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Two insurance brokers from Oswald Companies were named among the nation’s best in the 2023 Power Broker awards by Risk & Insurance magazine. Lacy Rex, vice president and cyber strategic leader, was chosen in the cyber category. Jonida Stuewe, vice president and practice leader in property and global risk, won…

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Protecting Your Online Presence: Tips to Keep Your Personal Information Safe from Cybercriminals

Cyberattacks are on the rise, with individuals being targeted by digital criminals who threaten to hack into personal information. While we all prefer to think it won’t happen to us, everyone is a potential target. Below are some tips to protect your personal online presence, including social media accounts, use…

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Tracking Your Website Users May Open You Up to Litigation

If your company tracks users of its website, there’s a chance you could be sharing client information illegally through a little-known tracking code called Meta Pixel. Meta Pixel is a snippet of JavaScript code that can be used by website owners for tracking user activity. This information is sent to…

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Cyber Protection Webinar Series: Hygiene, Incident and Breach Response

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Join us for a four-part cyber webinar series as we discuss cyber security from an insurance, legal and technical perspective. Our panel will discuss current potential threats, the importance of cyber insurance, and the protocols to adhere to that can help your business avoid or overcome cyber and ransomware attacks.…

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