Clarke & Sampson Blog

Ransomware Attacks Are More Common Than Ever

Scott Jefferson | Friday, December 7, 2018

Hackers use a wide range of strategies and techniques to attack business, but one of the costliest and most common is ransomware. According to a new report from Beazley, the number of ransomware attacks has risen by 32 percent since August.

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Nonprofit Risk: Managing Volunteers

Scott Jefferson | Friday, September 21, 2018

As a nonprofit organization, most of your workforce is probably comprised of volunteers. These individuals devote their time and energy to help the community through your organization. Though these individuals offer their services without..

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Hurricane Preparedness: Before, During, and After the Storm

Scott Jefferson | Monday, September 10, 2018

Hurricanes are capable of producing winds in excess of 155 miles per hour and causing catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles inland. Additionally, hurricanes can also lead to storm surges along the coast and cause extensive..

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Stop Hackers with Strong Password Management

Scott Jefferson | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

One of the first things hackers do when they attempt to infiltratecomputer systems is to try using any common or stolen passwords.If your employees aren’t careful to use effective passwords andchange them regularly, both they and your business..

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Benefits of Product Liability Insurance

Scott Jefferson | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Your customers expect you to have safe and reliable products, and failing to meet these expectationscan lead to huge financial losses. If one of your products harms a customer in any way, they can sueyour business, leading to costly legal fees and..

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Benefits of D&O Insurance For Private Companies

Scott Jefferson | Monday, February 26, 2018

With today's emphasis on corporate transparency and accountability, an organization's directors and officers face a countless number of exposures. Regardless of your company's size or mission, the legal costs associated with a lawsuit can be..

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Coverage Insights: Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Scott Jefferson | Thursday, November 9, 2017

From the moment that your business starts the pre-hiring process until the exit interview, your business is vulnerable to an employment-related lawsuit. As a result, your business should take a hard look at whether it can afford to defend itself..

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143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Breach

Scott Jefferson | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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.

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Insurance Insights: Risks of Home Sharing

Scott Jefferson | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Just a few years ago, taking a trip involved contacting travel agencies, booking hotel rooms and making plans far in advance. Today, however, smartphones and the internet have helped create new, on demand sharing services that allow homeowners to..

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Are You Prepared? 2017 Cyber Attacks

Matt Stephens | Monday, May 15, 2017

 

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