Archive For April 25th, 2014

Auto Insights: Is it Time to Replace Your Car Tires?

By | April 25, 2014

Your car’s tire performance is essential to both its safety and its efficiency. Tires eventually lose traction and braking ability, and should be replaced when necessary. When your tires are in tip-top shape, they ensure that you stay safe behind the wheel. Do Your Tires Need Replacing? Here’s how to determine if you need to […]

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Auto Insights: The ABCs of Air Bag Safety

By | April 25, 2014

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an airbag propels out of a dashboard at 200 miles per hour – faster than the blink of an eye. Though they are designed to absorb the impact of a crash for adult motor vehicle passengers and drivers, children can suffer major injuries from an air […]

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Retail Risk Insights: Protect Your Online Retail Network

By | April 25, 2014

With the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets, access to online shopping websites is only a fingertip away for most consumers. Online retailers can expect $327 billion in sales annually by 2016; but this growth comes at a price. The online retail industry is an increasingly attractive target for major cyber attacks. The results—including tarnished […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Complying with HIPAA

By | April 25, 2014

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) addresses the privacy of individuals’ health information by establishing a federal standard concerning the privacy of health information and how it can be used and disclosed. Background As health care institutions began storing larger volumes of private health data digitally, the need to protect this […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities: Defining, Identifying, and Limiting Cyber Crime

By | April 25, 2014

A vast amount of information is now stored on computer servers and databases, and it’s growing every day. Because that information has great value, hackers are constantly looking for ways to steal or destroy it. Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing areas of criminal activity. It can be defined as any crime where: […]

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Cyber Risks & Liability: Basic Loss Control Techniques

By | April 25, 2014

Protecting your business from cyber risks can be an overwhelming venture. A new day means more viruses are being discovered, more spam is being delivered to your inbox and yet another well-known company is the victim of a data breach.   The world will never be free of cyber risks, but there are many loss […]

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