Commercial Insurance

Reasons You Need Professional Liability Insurance

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How would your small business respond if you made a mistake that cost your client thousands of dollars? Or, even more troubling, what if a customer sues you for losses that you didn’t cause? Professional liability insurance is designed to protect you from claims that the professional advice or services you provided caused a client […]

Understanding Michigan Liability Insurance Coverage

Understanding Michigan Liability Insurance Coverage

No matter what kind of business you run, you need protection against all types of threats, including lawsuits. General liability is a crucial part of any business insurance package and an affordable way to protect your Michigan business.    What is General Liability Insurance? General Liability insurance protects a business against lawsuits and claims arising […]

Cyberattacks: Big Problem for Small Business

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Cybercrime is one of the most rapidly emerging exposures to any business today. While larger organizations have sophisticated protection to fight a cyberattack, small and medium-sized companies have become the primary targets for hackers. Such claims can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and require pricey forensic investigations that take several weeks to complete. However, […]

What is Social Engineering? Common Techniques and Prevention

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Cybercriminals create new advanced social engineering tactics and target small and medium-sized businesses. The FBI estimates that cybercriminals stole more than $28 billion through email fraud from 2016-2020, with an average loss per incident of more than $150,000. Business owners and IT professionals must adapt to these rising social engineering trends to reduce exposure. One of the best ways […]

How Multifactor Authentication Protects Against Cyber Risk

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Multifactor Authentication sometimes referred to as two-factor authentication or MFA, is a cybersecurity measure that requires users to confirm multiple factors verifying their identity before accessing a network or system. Generally, users must provide a password, verify access by inputting a code sent to another device or confirm access with biometric data such as a […]

Commercial Crime Insurance Explained

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Business owners may believe they only need basic commercial insurance coverage, but it’s wise to investigate obtaining coverage for a commercial crime insurance policy. But, can you afford to take the chance even with the most trusted of employees managing and operating your business? Commercial Crime Insurance Real-Life Example In May 2020, our team at […]

Protecting Your Building for Winter Vacancy

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It’s typical to prepare for the cold and snow as a part of your winter maintenance routine. But things might look slightly different this year if your building is vacant or only partially occupied because of COVID-19 or another reason. However, any changes in occupancy should not affect the care and management of your building […]

Five Ransomware Developments — and What’s Next

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While most people know the basics of ransomware, the details of this threat – like all aspects of cybersecurity – are constantly evolving with new developments. Learn about the trends and what to expect next. In this post by Nick Graf, Assistant Vice President, Information Security, Risk Control at CNA Insurance, Graf discusses recent changes […]

Ascentis CarePoint Timeclock Technology

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The Mason-McBride team recently met with Ascentis, a workforce management and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions company. They shared their first-to-market product with us — Ascentis CarePoint timeclock technology.   Ascentis CarePointe Timeclock Technology: A COVID-19 Workplace Solution   Ascentis CarePoint offers touch-free thermal temperature readings and timeclock voice command functionality (such as punch-ins) to support […]

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