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Cyber Risk Advisory: Apache Log4j Vulnerability

A maximum severity rating was recently issued for Apache Log4j vulnerability on Dec. 10, 2021. It allows cyber threat actors to use remote code execution on the servers of the open-source Java package used for logging applications. Log4j is widely used in consumer and enterprise services, websites, applications, and operational…

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Perish the Thought: Cyber Incidents & Why You Need to Start a Conversation

Steve Carey and Hussein Jaward

It starts like any other Monday morning. After brewing a cup of coffee in the office kitchen, you walk to your desk and power on your computer. You’re ready to start the workday, but when you click on the file you were working on last week, you’re horrified to find…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Business Planning and Budgeting for your Cybersecurity Investment

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST (Password: Cyber2021!) View the on-demand webinar from Nov. 3 for guidance on how to properly budget for what you need to protect your business and secure insurance coverage. October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Check out “Insurance carriers scrutinize cybersecurity controls” for the latest on multi-factor authentication, cyber…

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Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and Oswald Cincinnati Present a Four-Part Series on Cyber Security for Your Business

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CINCINNATI – Sept. 22, 2021 – The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is partnering with Oswald, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms, to present a four-part series on Cyber Security for Your Business. The first program, which will be offered virtually, is Oct. 18, 8:30 a.m. The session…

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Personal Risk Advisory: Six Tips to Help You After a Cyber Incident

Katie Burger

Cyber criminals have recently begun migrating their attacks from larger businesses and organizations to private wealth clients. With information like your Social Security Number and birthdate, scammers can file tax returns, steal from investment accounts, or rack up medical bills. Be careful to protect your ‘paths of least resistance’ which…

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Cyber Hygiene is Critical to Obtaining Cyber Liability Coverage

Lacy Rex

Increased cyber claims have necessitated the insurance carriers to scrutinize cybersecurity controls with an increasingly rigorous underwriting process. We are seeing premium increases 60 percent to 100+ percent. As insurance carriers focus on controls, cyber hygiene is crucial to securing cyber liability insurance coverage, and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is essential.…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Cyber Claims Continue: What Can We Learn From Past Experiences?

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST Cyber incidents continue to create significant issues for companies across the country. Whether it is an interruption in operations, reputational fallout, or the looming cost of liability resulting from an incident, the ramifications of these matters continue to evolve. Watch here for a discussion with a panel…

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Why Your Agribusiness Should Be Prepared Against Cybersecurity Threats

Lacy Rex

As more and more businesses integrate technology into their operations, a growing threat comes in the form of cybersecurity risks. The agriculture business industry is not immune and a cybersecurity claim could be catastrophic to your company. Most insurance policies cover a physical interruption to your business operations, such as…

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Lacy Rex Recognized as 2021 Break Out Awards Winner

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CLEVELAND – May 10, 2021 – Lacy Rex, Cyber Strategic Leader, Oswald Companies, has been recognized as a 2021 Business Insurance Break Out Awards Winner honoree, in an annual listing that highlights the next generation of promising insurance industry leaders across the United States. According to the award release, the…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Cybersecurity Risk: Tips for Companies Growing in the Construction Space and Beyond

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST Large-scale cyber-attacks continue to take down businesses large and small. What are you doing to protect and manage the cybersecurity risk exposure of your business in the event of a cyber-attack in accordance with new government guidelines? During this free, 45-minute webinar, cyber professionals from Rea &…

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