Cybersecurity Risks and Your 401(k) Plan

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

If your company manages any type of personal consumer data, you are undoubtedly aware that there is great cause for concern these days. Cyberattacks are on the rise, as evidenced by the breach last year that put millions of Facebook users at risk.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Security

Risky Business: Do You Have a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, May 28, 2019 @ 09:05 AM

No one can deny the power and influence that the Internet can have on a business, whether it exists physically or virtually. However, companies that are as much online (data and email) as offline (papers and files) face a higher risk when it comes to the dangers involving unregulated Internet real estate. 

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Topics: Business Insurance, Business Strategy, Company Security

Company Security: Addressing Workplace Violence

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, May 6, 2019 @ 09:05 AM

Workplace violence has become even more of an issue in recent years, but quite often it’s a subject managers would prefer to avoid – even though training, counseling and providing financial advice and other benefits to employees could actually save lives.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Company Security

Meet Core Value Winner: Mike Morgan - April 2019

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 09:04 AM

Every month, Schwartz Insurance Group selects a peer-nominated associate to receive a Core Value Award. The winner is chosen because they "lived" one of our agency's core values - typically an event or accomplishment above and beyond the call of duty in serving our customers. This month, Mike Morgan has "lived" our core value of "Consider it Done."

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Topics: Core Value Winner, Company Security

Insurance Options for Small Business Owners

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Apr 10, 2019 @ 10:04 AM

If you’re the owner of a small business, have you thought about your insurance options? Have you spoken with your agent and asked for quotes for different coverage plans? If not, take a quick look at the following types of policies recommended for many small business owners.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Business Strategy, Company Security

Crisis Communication: Does Your Business Have a Plan?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

What would happen if your business suffered a fire or flood, or if a defective product produced by your company generated bad publicity? If you haven’t already, right now is definitely the time for your organization to create a crisis communication plan. You need to have a program in place to address the concerns of your employees, customers, your community and the media.    

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Topics: Business Insurance, Business Strategy, Company Security

To Catch a Thief: Dishonesty in the Workplace

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Feb 7, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

No employer wants to believe that they’ve hired workers who are dishonest. But oftentimes employees will take advantage of that trust and betray the company that employed them by stealing funds, merchandise, securities, etc.  

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Topics: Business Strategy, Company Security

HR Departments: A Company's Key Ally Against Cyber-Attacks

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 @ 09:01 AM

You’ve seen them many times before – email messages that look exactly like they came from a colleague or someone you trust. Sometimes they may include a link that asks you to log in with a company name and password. These emails may appear harmless, but they can lead to cyber-security breaches.

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Topics: Business Strategy, Company Security

Cyber Liability: Is Your Business at Risk?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jul 26, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

No one can deny the power and influence that the Internet can have on a business, whether it exists physically or virtually. However, companies that are as much online (data and email) as offline (papers and files) face a higher risk when it comes to the dangers involving unregulated Internet real estate. 

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Topics: Business Insurance, Business Strategy, Company Security

Essential Insurance Coverage for Your Small Business

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jul 10, 2018 @ 09:07 AM

If you’re the owner of a small business, have you thought about your insurance options? Have you spoken with your agent and asked for quotes for different coverage plans? If not, take a quick look at the following types of policies recommended for many small business owners.

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Topics: Business Insurance, Company Security