Monthly Archives: April 2018

Choose A Secure Password With 11 Tips

Strong passwords protect your information from cybercriminals and keep you safe as you use the internet. 1. Use a combination of letters, numbers and symbols. The best keywords are difficult to guess, so use a combination of lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers and symbols. 2. Use at least eight characters. Longer passwords are more difficult… Read more »

Practical Tips To Avoid Phishing Attacks At Work

According to a phishing study conducted by KnowBe4, employees in the insurance, manufacturing and technology industries click phishing emails or open infected attachments more than employees in other industries.However, no industry is immune to phishing attacks. Use several practical tips to protect your company from phishing attacks. 1. Recognize spam. Emails designed to gather and steal information can… Read more »

Building Valuation: Closing the ‘Underinsurance Gap’

When settling Building Insurance claims, it can be tough to determine the real cost of replacing or restoring damaged property. Unfortunately, the methods that policyholders, insurance companies, and agents usually use to set the right amount of coverage all have their weaknesses; according to insurance experts, this means some buildings might be underinsured by up to… Read more »

Top Tips To Reduce Stress At Work

Three in four adults report that work stress affects their personal lives. Since April is National Stress Awareness Month, your HR department can share several tips that help your staff reduce stress at work. Schedule your Day Your productivity naturally wanes during the day. Be proactive and schedule tough, unpleasant or high-energy tasks for the moments when… Read more »

Employee Retention Tips For Your Business

To help your business grow and stay healthy, you need to retain your employees. Your company will experience higher employee and customer satisfaction ratings, and you’ll save money and conserve resources when you maintain a consistent workforce. Gain these benefits and protect your company when you implement several employee retention tips. Hire Quality Employees During your hiring… Read more »

Freezing Your Credit

In early September, the credit reporting agency Equifax announced a significant data breach. Hackers were able to access the names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and addresses of 143 million consumers, which put their identity and credit at risk. A credit report freeze is one protective measure Equifax recommended. Every consumer, including you, should understand… Read more »

Tips to Combat Email Phishing Attacks

As many as one in five office workers fall prey to phishing incidents, but 14 percent of office workers don’t recognize phishing attacks. Learn more about phishing and how to combat attacks on your personal or company email. What is Phishing? Phishing is a scam that cybercriminals use to gain access to sensitive information. It… Read more »

Tips To Foster New Cybersecurity Professionals And Protect Your Business

By 2019, the cybersecurity industry will face a deficit of over two million professionals. Whether your company needs a solid cybersecurity team or already has a great team in place, consider taking steps to fight this deficit and protect your business. Detail the Threat Incite current employees to enter the cybersecurity industry when you detail… Read more »

Six Myths About Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Workers’ Compensation Insurance is an important product for employees. There are six common myths that surround this insurance, though. Debunk the myths so you can understand and maximize your benefits. 1. Small businesses don’t need to offer Workers’ Compensation Insurance. You may work in a small business with only a few employees. Federal and state… Read more »