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Top Cyber Threats for 2021 As the world continues to rely more and more on technology, the need to address threats to cybersecurity becomes increasingly important. With 64 per cent of organizations already having experienced web-based attacks, here are seven cybersecurity threats to be aware of in...

Intangible assets are increasingly important in today’s service-based economy, but being able to identify and value those assets in order to insure them can be difficult. What Are Intangible Assets? Intangible assets are, at their most basic level, assets that are not physical in nature. Intangible assets...

As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability insurance policy continues to grow. The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a remarkable increase in the potential exposures facing businesses. In...

High-profile cyber attacks and data breaches at Sony, Honda Canada and Target have raised awareness of the growing threat of cyber crime—yet surveys conducted by Symantec suggest that many small business owners are still operating under a false sense of cyber security. Don’t Equate Small with...

Beware of These COVID-19-related Cyber Scams There are always opportunists who will act quickly to exploit a major event for their own gain while threatening the safety of others. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different, with cyber criminals aiming to take advantage of the confusion, distraction...

“Phishing,” a type of cyber attack in which a hacker disguises him- or herself as a trusted source online in order to acquire sensitive information, is a common and technologically simple scam that can put your employees and business at risk. However, more resourceful criminals...

No company, big or small, is immune to a data breach. Many small employers falsely believe they can elude the attention of a hacker, yet studies have shown the opposite is true. According to the Symantec SMB Threat Awareness Poll Global Results, 40 per cent...

The recent significant increase in employees working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic brings with it an increased risk of cyber security threats. Cyber criminals are well aware that IT departments and cyber security groups are stretched thin during the pandemic, making...