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Deciphering the Difference Between Cyber Insurance and Cyber Crime

Dale Kaprosy

It looked like a routine, harmless email from the organization’s IT consultant reminding employees to change their computer passwords to safeguard against hackers; a fairly standard procedure for companies looking to protect their data and computer systems from an attack with cyber insurance. The problem was the email wasn’t from…

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Preparing for the Unthinkable: Active Assailant Coverage

Susan Tobbe

Most of us carry more than a few important dates around in our heads. We remember our kids’ birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and maybe even the day we bought a new house or started a great job. We know that Christmas is always December 25, and Halloween is October 31. But…

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2019 Magnet Survey Overview

The 2019 Ohio Manufacturing Survey, had more than 375 surveys completed. There were 44 questions specifically designed for manufacturers of all types to identify trends in the industry, shed light into manufacturing’s current state, as well as a glimpse into what the future may hold. 48% of the surveys were…

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Real Estate Risk Management Evolves with Developers

John Mark Tichar

Real estate developers are a unique breed. It takes a special Developer to identify successful development or acquisition opportunities, conduct due diligence, arrange financing, raise capital from investors, work with local government, design, build, lease, and successfully manage a project. Deals are complex, with an overwhelming amount of daily decisions…

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Maximizing the Potential of Your Human Capital

Is your company up to the challenge of attracting and retaining the top performers needed to drive your business? Recruiting and retention has taken on a “Game of Thrones” approach where the competition is fierce to land the right candidate. And despite what most pundits say about millennials – Forbes…

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What Michigan’s New Paid Medical Leave Act Means for Employers

Marc Lasceski

Since Michigan’s new Paid Medical Leave Act went into effect on March 29, 2019, most employers with at least 50 employees are now required to provide up to 40 hours of paid time off for eligible employees each year. Which Employers and Employees are Exempt from the New Law? Certain employers…

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[VIDEO] Risk Update: Trends in Health Care and Aging Services

Jake Pease

This risk update is a feature presented by Oswald’s Aging Services Specialty Practice.

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Fire Doors: Critical protections – but some maintenance required

Keith Furnas

Fire doors can provide critical protections in the event of a fire by limiting the spread of fire, smoke and heat between compartments of a building or structure. Fire doors are rated based on the ability to withstand combustion for a pre-determined amount of time. The term “fire door” also…

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Globally Mobile Workforces: Addressing Your Risks, Expanding Your Opportunities

Michael Farago and Michael Casey

Global mobility has increased in the past 10 years, according to a study by the National Foreign Trade Council. The same study reports that the number of longer-term (six months or more) expatriated employees has decreased and shorter-term assignments of less than six months continue to benefit companies through the…

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The Risks and Challenges of Silent Cyber Coverage

Lacy Rex

Many clients are reluctant to purchase a cyber risk policy out of fear that it is illusory coverage. Illusory coverage is when the literal language or structure of an insurance policy gives the policyholder the impression of coverage but effectively negates any meaningful coverage. Because of this, cyber insurance has…

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