What is Ransomware?

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The rise of ransomware attacks in all industries is alarming and unfortunately has become an easy “payday” for cybercriminals. There are many types of malware, malicious software that is designed to cause damage. One that has become quite popular is Ransomware.

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Topics: Cyber

Hey, Alexa – Can you Keep a Secret? Minimizing AI Cyber-Attacks

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We are seeing an explosion of technology as our devices become more powerful and less expensive. Companies are taking advantage of our voracious appetite for all things technology and creating a world that is connected device to device.

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Topics: Cyber

The 5 Step Approach to Cyber Security

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As we move to a more digital world, cyber-attacks are becoming the norm. Luckily, there are a few different ways to safeguard your company’s systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. One of the most popular ways to protect your company is to integrate the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. This approach highlights 5 core functions that can be implemented.

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Topics: Construction Commercial Insurance, Cyber

Why Construction Companies Need Cyber Insurance

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In 2020, the insurance industry not only dealt with the Hard Market but also faced a lot of new challenges. One of the most prominent ones being, Cyber incidents. The Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance Carriers that wrote Cyber Insurance last year, reported higher claims in 2020 than prior years.

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Topics: Cyber, Hard Market, Construction Trends

Cyber Risk in the Construction Industry

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Ransomware, malware, and data breaches have become part of today’s business vernacular. It may seem like the big-name consumer brands are the only ones at risk; that is simply not the case. Even the construction industry is not immune to cyber risk. Like the rest of the world, the construction industry is becoming more dependent on technology. However, this dependency can lead to exposure to cyber risk.

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Topics: Cyber

5 Cyber Security Tips to Keep Your School Safe

 

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Cyber Security has become a main topic of concern these days. There are so many risks that occur every time you turn your computer. Students and Faculty need to be aware of how to keep their information private while accessing the school’s network. If you follow these basic Cyber Security tips, you can keep your information safe on and off campus.

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Topics: Cyber