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Benefits Buzz August 2017

Did You Know?

The Department of Labor (DOL) has officially dropped its support of the new overtime rule.  The rule, originally scheduled to take effect in December 2016, was halted by a federal court soon before its enactment.

What Insurance Should Businesses Carry for Black Friday?

While the average insurance provider doesn’t offer a specific Black Friday insurance plan, there are certain types of insurance protection that are wise for all business owners to invest in prior to Black Friday sales. For those who are new to the wonderful world of retail on this busy shopping day each year, there is one rule of thumb to remember – the parking lot may be a jungle, but inside the store is a zoo on Black Friday.

Cyber Liability Insurance

As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability insurance policy will only continue to grow.  The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a remarkable increase in the potential exposures facing businesses.  In an age where a stolen laptop or hacked account can instantly compromise the personal data of thousands of customers, or an ill-advised post on a social media

News Brief : Equifax Data Breach

143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach

Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, was recently the victim of a massive cyber attack- an attack that may have compromised the personal information of 143 million people.

Cyber Security

Every day, more than 1 million people become victims of cyber crime, according to a study by Symantec, a computer security software company.  Businesses, both large and small, are increasingly reliant on the Internet for daily operations, creating attractive and potentially lucrative targets for cyber criminals.