Why Surety Bonds Are Critical for Businesses

Posted on: January 19, 2018 by Signature Insurance Group

The surety industry may only represent a fraction of the total property/casualty marketplace, but surety bonds are a critical element for businesses. Surety bonds help businesses safeguard their projects and make certain that contractors and vendors will perform the agreed upon work and abide by the terms of the project. What is a Surety Bond? […] Read More

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What Benefits Do Your Employees Really Want?

Posted on: January 12, 2018 by Signature Insurance Group

Today’s talent pool is aggressively pro-employee, and employers – especially those with small businesses – have to be creative when trying to recruit and retain the skilled workers they need. One of the most common ways to bring in the best and brightest workers – and keep them – is by offering a robust benefits […] Read More

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How Companies Can Up Their Cyber Game in 2018

Posted on: January 5, 2018 by Signature Insurance Group

Happy New Year! In addition to setting your own personal New Year’s resolution, this is the perfect time to take a look at your business’s successes and failures over the past year and look ahead to the future. The world of technology is constantly changing and evolving, and the most successful businesses are the ones […] Read More

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The Changing Face of Workers’ Comp

Posted on: December 14, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

Dealing with the aftermath of a workplace injury can be a big loss for employees and businesses alike. Luckily, the market has seen the need for change and responded with an array of technologies to make workers’ comp easier to manage, resulting in less workplace disruption and safer, happier employees. Paperless Reporting Traditional workers’ comp […] Read More

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What is the Difference Between Cyber Liability and E&O Insurance?

Posted on: December 7, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

The sharp rise in major data breaches over the past few years has businesses asking how they can prevent a costly cyber attack. While it is important to review IT policies and ensure common sense measures are in place, the unfortunate truth is no cyber security strategy is fool-proof. Just ask Equifax, Target, Home Depot, […] Read More

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Directors & Officers Insurance Can Lower Cyber Liability Exposure

Posted on: December 1, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

Businesses typically acquire D&O insurance as a means to protect the company’s board from legal fees associated with alleged misdoings. Lawsuits may be brought by shareholders, regulatory agencies, creditors, customers, and even competitors. Many policies also cover the individual board members who might otherwise be held personally liable; this additional protection against personal loss is […] Read More

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6 Ways to Secure Your Workplace Computer This Computer Security Day

Posted on: November 27, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

It’s that time of  year again! Every November 30th serves as an important reminder for businesses around the world. Computer Security Day was first instituted in 1988—and yes, there were plenty of threats even back then to warrant this call to attention. In the ensuing decades, the online threat environment has gotten exponentially worse, costing […] Read More

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Proposed Regulations Warrant a Closer Look at Your Cyber Liability Insurance

Posted on: November 22, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

Following the Equifax data breach which left 145 million consumers private information exposed, federal lawmakers are showing a renewed interest in drafting cyber security regulations. Surprisingly, the United States’ main cyber security laws still date back to 2002’s Homeland Security Act and various other bills from the 1990s, making many regulators eager to update the […] Read More

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Preventing Cyber Attacks Part 1: Password Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on: November 13, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

This is the first installment in our new blog series that aims to help your business prevent cyber attacks. We all know how devastating these attacks can be, with cost estimates ranging in the hundreds of billions of dollars globally every year. No business is safe—cyber attackers target everyone from small businesses to the world’s […] Read More

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What Your Cyber Liability Insurance May Not Cover

Posted on: November 6, 2017 by Signature Insurance Group

Industry experts agree that cyber liability insurance is the key to surviving a cyber attack in today’s high-threat environment. With the cost of cyber attacks rising to over $450 billion per year, the potential losses are higher than ever. Meanwhile, CNBC reports that over 14 million businesses in the United States alone are at risk. […] Read More

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