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Are you guilty of password passivity?

Cybercriminals are hacking both individuals and corporations every minute of every day.  One area they love is cracking passwords. 

Here are a few tips from Dashlane to avoid making the worst password mistakes:

Use different passwords for every account

Reusing the same password across all your accounts is a lot like putting all your eggs in one basket.  Once a hacker has the password, they have access to all your accounts. 

Turn on two-factor authentication (2FA)

Clean Out Your InBox Week

Next week is Clean Out Your Inbox.  It is a great time to start 2020 with an organized inbox.  Here are some ideas as to how to sort and file all those pesky emails.

Want to Know What the Top Pick Ups Were for 2019?

According to Statista, the top selling pick up trucks were:

  1. Ford F-Series
  2. RAM Pick Up
  3. Chevrolet Silverado
  4. Toyota Tacoma
  5. GMC Sierra
  6. Chevy Colorado
  7. Toyota Tundra
  8. Nissan Frontier
  9. Ford Ranger
  10. GMC Canyon

If you are thinking of purchasing a 2019 pick up, give us a call and we can provide you with a quote for auto insurance.

Review Your Employee Handbook

As we start 2020, it is a great time to review and update your Employee Handbook.  With the advent of ransomware and cyber breaches, it is important to communicate to your employees the procedures to be followed as it relates to electronic communications.

Also with the number of agency suits relating to employee social media posts, this is a topic that should be well documented in your manual.

Take the time to review your handbook with your employees and pay particular attention to the two issues mentioned above.

Planning on Hosting a New Year's Eve party?

Everyone is excited to attend your New Year’s Eve Party – but are you ready?  Erie Insurance prepared a list of eight tips to help you and your guests have a safe New Year’s Eve event.

Annual List of the 10 Worst Toys of 2019

As you are preparing to finalize your gift-giving, take a look at this list of toys that you should avoid giving according to the 47thannual report by World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH):

10 Things To Do To Close Out Your Year

As we start to wind down the year, it’s a perfect time to take action on these ten tasks:

Planning an Employee Holiday Party?

Planning on a holiday party for your employees?  Here are some suggestions from Katie Kuehner-Hebert, courtesy of NU Property Casualty 360.

Black Friday Safety Tips

In-store Shopping: 

  1. Park near a light. 
  2.  Hide your treasures in the trunk. 
  3.  Use the buddy system. 
  4.  Keep your purse on your body or your wallet in your front pocket. 
  5. Shop with a single credit card. 
  6.  Avoid ATMs. 
  7.  Take precautions in the parking lot. 

Shopping Online:  Or, if you prefer to shop online:

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is observed annually on November 15. Get together a soap and hot water filled bucket, disinfectant, a sponge and a garbage bag, and you are ready for the day!

 

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