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[On-Demand Webinar] Containing the Data Breach Beast: Steps to Mitigate the Damage and Bounce Back Fast

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Hear from the cybersecurity teams at Oswald and McDonald Hopkins on how to prevent cyberattacks, practice cyber hygiene, detect threats and respond to breaches faster. Presented by Lacy Rex, VP, Cyber Practice Leader, Oswald Companies James Giszczak, Co-President, McDonald Hopkins Webinar On-Demand | Passcode: cybersecurity23! For more information, visit our Cyber Risk page or contact us here.

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[Live Webcast Oct. 31] Cybercriminals are Lurking: Minimize Impact from Frightening Attacks

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Plan your response now, minimize the impact You can’t run and you can’t hide, but you can fight back against frightening cyberattacks. Join Oswald’s cybersecurity team for a 30-minute webinar on how to create an incident response plan that will help your company recover faster from a potentially harmful attack.…

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2023 Fall Commercial State of the Market

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Climate change, extreme weather and cyberattacks, among other global trends, remain the primary factors driving inflation in premiums for specialties such as commercial property, commercial auto and cyber, according to the Unison Risk Advisors 2023 Fall Commercial State of the Market report. For broad-based insight behind what’s affecting risk and…

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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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