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Incident Response Plan: Detection

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2017 10:43:00 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

Cybersecurity Incidents are seemingly limitless in their variety, so it is impractical and infeasible to develop instructions for handling each type of attack. In general, however, there are three main threat vectors that organizations can prepare for in order to develop different response strategies. 

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Cyber Security: What's at Risk?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2017 2:32:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

Your phone is ringing. It's your IT Director. She's got bad news, "Someone has compromised our server that hosts our website."

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6 Indirect Costs of a Data Breach

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2017 5:12:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

People always want to pick my brain about cyber attacks. It's kind of like being the IT guy in the family, "Can you look at my laptop? It runs slow."

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Why the 2017 Equifax Data Breach Matters

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2017 4:04:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

Last night we learned that Equifax, one of the three main consumer credit reporting agencies, suffered a data breach that has the potential to expose confidential information of nearly 50 percent of the American population.

This cyber security breach was discovered on July 29th and appears to stem from hackers exploiting vulnerabilities in Equifax's website software.

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Incident Response Plan: Preparation

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 7:42:00 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

A crucial component to the NYC500 cybersecurity regulations is the development and implementation of an Incident Response Plan (IRP) by all businesses regulated by the NYS Department of Financial Services. 

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New York State Enhanced Paid Family Leave

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2017 11:38:00 AM / by James Oliveri posted in Employee Benefits: Cost & Compliance

As of January 1, 2018, New York State will make mandatory of all NY employers a Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefit which will be included in an employer’s already mandatory NYS Disability insurance coverage.

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Compliance Guide to Termination

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by James Oliveri posted in Employee Benefits: Cost & Compliance

Like many employers, you provide your valued staff with employee benefits. Like them, one or more employees may have been out for a prolonged period due to an injury or an illness.

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House Republicans Pass Amended AHCA

[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2017 6:04:00 AM / by James Oliveri posted in Employee Benefits: Cost & Compliance

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on Thursday, May 4 by a 217-213 vote. The bill, which has been amended several times since initially introduced by House Republicans in March, is intended to repeal and replace key portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).                                 

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The Signature B&B Companies Names Julie Shumer Senior Vice President 

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2017 1:41:00 PM / by Signature B&B Companies posted in medical malpractice, healthcare

The Signature B&B Companies (SBB), a leading regional independent insurance brokerage and an Acrisure Agency Partner, today announced that Julie Shumer has joined SBB as senior vice president focused on developing medical professional and healthcare facility coverages for both SBB and Acrisure Agency Partners.

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A Guide to Federal Employment Labor Laws

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by James Oliveri posted in Employee Benefits: Cost & Compliance

An employer’s size is an important factor in understanding which federal labor laws they must comply with. Number of employees is the metric used universally to determine size.

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