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Business Survival Tips in a Down Economy

Business Survival Tips in a Down Economy

Small businesses have been blindsided by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and some are better positioned than others that adapt. If your business needs help navigating stormy seas, consider these six steps. Brainstorm ways to boost revenue. Explore strategies to increase revenue, such as offering modified services, rethinking (more…)

Keep Your Devices Secure

Keep Your Devices Secure

Protect Against Cyberthreats Hackers attack every 39 seconds, attempting to steal personal and financial data. Are you doing everything in your power to protect your data and devices? Here are some tips for securing your computer and mobile devices: Safeguard your device. Use strong passwords and biometric features (fingerprint or (more…)

Be on Guard Against Coronavirus Scams

Be on Guard Against Coronavirus Scams

Even when the world is going through a crisis such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, scammers are out there. They watch the news and then try to prey on people’s fears and worries. But you can do your part to stay safe. The following tips from the Federal Trade Commission (more…)

Hang Up On Robocall Scams

Robocalls are on the rise, and they are more than annoying. More than 47.8 billion robocalls were made in the U.S. in 2018, and 37% of those calls were classified as scams.* With caller ID spoofing, the bad guys can mask their phone number as that of a well-known business, (more…)

7 Ways To Help Avoid A Data Breach

If it seems the need for cybersecurity is growing, it is. The number of consumer records exposed due to data breaches rose 126 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, and large organizations aren’t the only targets for cybercriminals. A 2018 report found that 58 (more…)

Term Life Insurance

Protect Your Family and Your Finances Have you been putting off getting life insurance? Perhaps you recognize the important role life insurance can play in protecting the people you love, but have struggled to find a policy that fits your finances. Fortunately, term life insurance offers a cost-effective solution. That’s (more…)

Protect Your Business From Ransomware Attacks

In 2016, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received 2,673 complaints of ransomware with losses of over $2.4 million.* One large hospital in California paid $17,000 to regain control of its files after being unable to access them for 10 days.** Attacks are on the rise, with hospitals and small- (more…)

7 Tips to Prevent Cyberthreats

Shield Your Organization from Becoming a Casualty Ransomware is one of the most dangerous cyberthreats to businesses — and it’s on the rise. The offending code infects computers, denying access until a ransom is paid. It’s typically delivered through spam emails, phishing or applications that target software vulnerabilities. The latest, (more…)

Holiday Scams on the Horizon

Three Scams to Look Out for This Holiday Season Social Media Fake Ads Social media is a great way stay connected with loved ones, especially during the holidays. But make no mistake; the landscape of social media has changed. Cyber criminals have found a way to infiltrate social media sites (more…)

Protect Yourself from Health Scams

When you or a loved one has a health issue, you want to make it better — and you’ll do everything in your power to find a resolution. Unfortunately, scammers take advantage of people who are worried, confused and desperate for help. They might try to sell you a bogus (more…)