Cybersecurity Starts In The Workplace; Here’s How to Reduce The Risk

cybersecurity risk

According to research sponsored by International Data Corporation (IDC), businesses worldwide will spend more than $100 billion on cybersecurity software, services and hardware in 2020. Of this amount, IDC estimates one-third will be spent by businesses in the United States. To a certain degree, fear is driving this financial commitment. No management team wishes to […]

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Cyber Liability Insurance: Four Ways to Safeguard Your Small Business

Cyber Liability Insurance

Since big companies such as Target, with nearly 2,000 stores in the U.S., and Equifax, with more than $3 billion annual revenue, are targeted by cybercriminals, one might think small businesses would not need cyber liability insurance. This could not be farther from the truth. Unfortunately, small businesses also are targeted with depressing frequency. According […]

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Eliminate Workplace Hazards: Five Steps Every Business Should Take

Eliminate Workplace Hazards

Most risk and insurance professionals know how to recognize and eliminate workplace hazards. As in most things, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Five Steps to Eliminate Workplace Hazards Step 1 – Know a real hazard when you see one Before you can identify and eliminate workplace hazards it’s important to recognize the difference […]

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WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need to Know

Risks in a business from data breaches and other malicious cyber acts just keep on growing. Due to potential limitations of standard liability coverage when dealing with the evolving cyber environment, forward thinking organizations are transferring their risk to cyber insurance products. While WannaCry ransomware cyber-attacks have slowed since being initiated on Friday, vigilance remains the […]

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What To Look For When Purchasing Insurance For Your Business

Insurance For Your Business

Organizations rely upon business insurance to protect them from the risks and potential threats to their successful and continued operation. Below, we have listed and explain eight common types of insurance for your business. A licensed, reputable broker like KMRD Partners can help you choose the right insurances for your business by determining which coverages meet […]

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Cyber Risks Ahead. Are you covered?

Did you know? According to the recently published 5th annual Allianz Risk Barometer, this is the first year risk experts cited cyber incidents as being among their top three risks.  As reported by Independent Agent magazine, 69% of risk experts indicated loss of reputation as being the main cause of economic loss after a cyber […]

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Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks? Get Technology Insurance Coverage

In 2015, “company outsiders” perpetrated 40% of cyber attacks while “company insiders” perpetrated 60% of these attacks, according to a report published by IBM. IBM defined an insider as anyone possessing either physical or remote access to a company’s digital assets. Although this will typically be an employee, it can also include business partners or […]

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2016 Will Be the Year Ransomware Holds America Hostage

The Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (“ICIT”) has recently published a report titled 2016 Will Be the Year Ransomware Holds America Hostage. According to the report, companies need to prepare themselves for the threat posed by this rising form of hacking, which restricts access to an infected computer system, and demands the user pay a […]

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Risks Ahead. Cyber Insurance – Is your company covered for a data breach?

According to technology research firm Gartner, the number of connected devices is expected to increase from 4.9 billion to 25 billion by 2020. Each of these devices potentially opens a door to cyber intruders. The market research firm International Data Corporation predicts that, if current trends continue, one of every four people around the globe […]

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