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How is COVID-19 Impacting the Construction Industry?

How is COVID-19 Impacting the Construction Industry?

New pandemic protocols, updated contracts, deferred spending to preserve cash...COVID-19 has changed the way many contractors and construction pros are doing business. Here are a few of the ways COVID has impacted the construction industry so far. Construction Considered "Essential" While many State governments ordered many businesses to shut down to slow the spread of COVID, the construction industry managed to elude ordered shutdowns. Infrastructure projects, in particular, are noted for their importance. And health and safety risks ...
7 Ways Employers Can Prevent Cyber Risks from a Remote Workforce

7 Ways Employers Can Prevent Cyber Risks from a Remote Workforce

Remote work was increasingly common before COVID-19, and now more and more companies are offering employees ways to work part-time or full-time at home. Unfortunately, remote work can bring its own unique set of challenges to employers, not the least of which is cybersecurity. Here are seven ways employers can reduce the risks of data breaches and hacks when they have a remote workforce. Avoid Unsecured Networks Free WiFi is available everywhere these days. And your employees ...
10 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Cyber Risk

10 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Cyber Risk

We're demystifying the world of cybercrime to help small business owners determine what risks they face and how to protect themselves from hacks, attacks, and malicious cyber activity. Check out these 10 things small business owners need to know about cybercrime. You're Not Too Small to Worry About Cybercrime Many small business owners make this critical mistake... Believing they're just too small to worry about cybercrime. 3 out of 5 firms (61%) reported an attack in the last year, ...
These Are The Biggest Cyber Risks for 2020 According to Experts

These Are The Biggest Cyber Risks for 2020 According to Experts

Businesses are increasing their reliance on digital solutions in order to make their businesses more efficient and to gain new insight into consumer habits. But these digital solutions bring an increased risk of digital attacks. What dangers are lurking in cyberspace, threatening your business and profits in the coming year?  The Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies (CRS) has gained a worldwide reputation for its innovative research in the analysis, understanding, and management of systemic risk. Each year ...
What Is Cyber Liability Insurance And What Does It Cover?

What Is Cyber Liability Insurance And What Does It Cover?

Cyber liability insurance is a modern solution to a twenty-first-century problem. Because it’s not enough to cover your financial assets against the potential of physical loss; today’s business owners also have to cover themselves against the potential for lost or stolen data or targeted cyber attacks. And your existing business insurance policies, such as your commercial property and general liability coverage, simply aren’t designed to protect you in the event of a data breach incident. No matter ...
What Small Business Owners Need To Know About Cyber Attacks

What Small Business Owners Need To Know About Cyber Attacks

Cybercrime is on the rise and your small business may be next. Small businesses owners often assume their size protects them from the kinds of headline-making mega-breaches that have hit giant corporations such as Target and Yahoo in recent years. But cyber criminals actually have an easier time going after smaller businesses who often have less resources for cyber security budgets and IT teams. Do you have a plan in place to protect your ...

 

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