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3 Ways Employees Can Avoid Cyber Catastrophes

By Reggie Dejean | Specialty Insurance Director, Lawley Imagine that your company has put the most robust IT security system and Incident Response Plan (IRP) in place. You’ve even gone the extra mile and purchased a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy. It’s perfect, your company is safe and all is right in

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Cyber Security

Gearing Up for Cybersecurity Risks in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Council meeting stresses preventive steps to guard against hacking of IT systems.  The results can be disastrous. Stolen financial information. A complete plant shutdown. Intellectual property theft. A hefty ransom for recovery of an IT system. Yet many manufacturers do not have systems or protocols in place – call

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Do You Have $1 Million to Cover a Cyber Attack?

By: Reggie Dejean, Director of Specialty & Cybersecurity Insurance at Lawley You already know that data breaches can be tough on the bottom-line of your business. Every day on the news, it seems another well-known big-box or small business is apologizing to the public for a breach. Apologizing to customers and

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Cyber Security

Cybersecurity: 8 Tips to Get You Started

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership hosted a Cybersecurity Seminar on Friday, September 30.  Seventy local companies attended this event to get informed regarding how to protect their company’s data, reputation and business. One hears about Cybersecurity attacks every day, and they are on the rise with no end in sight.  This

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and the Hidden Business Use Case

As technology evolves, many organizations are seeking to transition from an internal IT infrastructure to a virtual desktop infrastructure, also known as VDI. Ultimately, while this may seem moderately easy for an organization to achieve, there are a myriad of things to consider. The rationale on implementing a VDI can

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Cyber Security

Hospitals Back on the Ransomware Radar

It seems once again that Locky ransomware is appearing in email boxes at hospitals in the US and Japan just waiting on the unsuspecting user to open it.  If you don’t know where the email came from or if you do and it still looks suspicious – don’t touch it. 

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Cyber Security

No Business is Too Small to Be Hacked

The already alarming number of targeted attacks aimed at small to medium sized businesses is on the rise and provides an indication that hackers are devoting resources to what they see as the most vulnerable targets. Example: Target stores data breach in 2013 and millions of  dollars later to settle! Who,

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