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Surviving an Email Attack

According to the FBI, business email compromises cost businesses $26 billion between 2016 and 2019.  This represents a serious threat to your business.

How do the scammers compromise your emails?

Stroke Warning Signs

Stroke kills about 14,000 Americans each year – that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths.  Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds.  Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke.  Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke, according to the CDC.

People over 55 have a greater chance of stroke, and the risk increases as you age.  People with high blood pressure or diabetes are most at risk for a stroke.

Know the signs of a stroke:

Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat

Temperatures are soaring across the United States and are creating hot and hazardous working conditions.  OSHA has issued a trade release with suggestions to help mitigate heat hazards.

Protecting Your Home from Tropical Storms or Hurricanes

We are in the midst of the hurricane season which generates tropical storms throughout the United States. 2019 is predicted to produce 16 name storms and reach tropical-storm strength or greater, with eight hurricanes with at least one potentially hitting land-fall.

Knowing how to prepare before the storm and understanding your properties’ vulnerabilities will help you get ready for the season.

Tips to Keep Working from Home Secure

If you are working from home, here are six tips to help you do so securely.

D&O rates are set to climb

According to a report by AM Best, Directors and Officers liability insurance rates are likely to double in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic as insurers respond to increased shareholder litigation over the past three years and future litigation over coronavirus-related exposures.

It’s time to review your D&O policy; or if you don’t have one, you need to protect your business with this important coverage. Call the agency today.

Happy Father's Day

Thank you for all the ways you go above and beyond every day for your family.  On behalf of all of us at the agency, we wish you a Happy Father’s Day.

Smart Cameras, Baby Monitors Vulnerable to Hackers

If you use baby monitors or wireless cameras, you are at risk for being hacked by cybercriminals.

The National Cyber Security Centre urged users to change default passwords, regularly update security software, and disable remote internet access if not being used regularly.

Hacked feeds show people in their homes going about their daily lives which they then share online.

So be diligent in keeping your devises up to date.

Source: Business Insurance

Memorial Day - Remember & Honor

To all the first responders, nurses, doctors, health care workers and those that gave their lives to protect this great nation – we remember, honor, and thank you for your service.

Happy Mother's Day

Mothers – You’ve Been Keeping the Family Together During These Trying Times. 

We want to thank you for all your efforts and wish you a Wonderful Mother’s Day.

Best wishes and keep safe & healthy from all of us at Assured Partners NorthEast.

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