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Why Drone Insurance and Liability Coverage Is Becoming More Important For Businesses

Brian Baumgardner

Is your business using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned aerial systems (UASs) or simply put drones? If you answered, yes you are not alone as the FAA estimates that by 2020 about 30,000 small unmanned aircraft will be used for all types of business purposes. Drones are being used in…

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How Employees Can Be The Biggest Target for W-2 Phishing During Tax Season

Lacy Rex

In the midst of tax season, organizations are moving at a rapid pace to meet deadlines and internal demands. Criminals know this hectic time is opportune for scams and fraud. Between January and April 15th, the IRS reports the number of scams has jumped significantly in the last few years.…

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Ohio Passes “Data Protection Act” to Encourage Businesses to Proactively Use Higher Cybersecurity Frameworks

Lacy Rex

On Aug. 3, 2018, Ohio passed Senate Bill No. 220, the “Data Protection Act.” The Bill went into effect on Nov. 2, 2018. While many states have implemented punitive laws, Ohio’s new Act is designed to incentivize Ohio businesses to voluntarily implement and maintain a cybersecurity infrastructure. By utilizing one…

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Oswald’s Moira Lyon Earns Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance Designation By Wharton and Chubb

CLEVELAND — Jan. 23, 2019 – Moira Lyon of Oswald Companies has earned the Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance (CAPI) designation from the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Chubb Personal Insurance. Lyon is among a group of 38 agents and…

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Social Engineering Fraud: Evaluating for Gaps and Overlaps

Lacy Rex

Cyber crime is a booming business for criminals. Businesses of all sizes are being targeted for scams that range from tech support scams to phishing attacks and telecommunications fraud. With the ability to outsource services via ‘Crime as a Service’ (CaaS), it lowers the bar for entry into cyber crime.…

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Cyber Liability: The Download on Ransomware and Social Engineering

Lacy Rex

Nearly every organization has an exposure to Cyber Liability. The only differentiating factors are severity and where an organization falls from a risk profile. Organizations that have a large amount of personal health information, financial information and credit card information can be easily identified as targets for cyber-attacks. These attacks…

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Oswald Cincinnati Adds Talent, Depth to Property & Casualty Division

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CINCINNATI – July 28, 2016 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointments of Brian Baumgardner, ARM, Client Manager and Business Development, Property & Casualty, and Erin Blevins, CISR, Client Manager, Personal Insurance. “We proudly welcome Brian and Erin to our team,” said Moira Lyon, Market Leader Cincinnati. “Their experience and commitment to service will be tremendous…

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Oswald Cincinnati Announces Expansion Into New Downtown Office

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CINCINNATI – May 4, 2016 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance and risk management firms, is “on-the-grow” again in southwest Ohio, marked by its move to larger office space in Carew Tower, downtown Cincinnati. “This investment in our new downtown location reinforces our commitment to the…

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Jim Hedrick Joins Oswald as P&C Client Experience Leader & Cincinnati Team Member

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Oswald Companies has appointed Jim Hedrick to Client Experience Leader, Property and Casualty. He will be based at the Cincinnati branch of Oswald and serve all of the organization’s P&C divisions. Hedrick brings a diverse background and over 25 years of experience, including serving as a consultant on the insurance…

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