Published: December 6, 2017
Every business has an expectation to protect sensitive information, and every employee plays a key role in preventing cybersecurity incidents. Below are five of the most common data security mistakes leading to data breaches. Employees should halt these practices immediately to reduce the likelihood of a breach. Avoid Risky Cyber Behaviors Do not open unsolicited, […]
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Published: November 29, 2017
Some bars and restaurants are eager to ignite an exciting atmosphere by mixing liquor with fire. Whether it’s setting shots ablaze or pouring flaming liquor cascades, each method has one thing in common: severe risk. While there are liquor liability concerns and challenges just with serving alcohol alone, flaming drinks introduce a greater degree of […]
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Published: November 22, 2017
As the cold weather moves in and the holiday season begins, it is time to bring out the lights and decorations to help celebrate the season. This is a time of excitement, so it can be easy to overlook the potential hazards of lights and decorations. The main areas of concern are fire and electric […]
Published: November 15, 2017
A recent study analyzed 10 million passwords leaked in various data breaches throughout 2016. The most common password, once again, is ‘123456.’ A whopping 17% of users trust ‘123456’ to safeguard their online accounts! The study also found that four of the top 10 most common passwords were six characters or less. Brute-forcing techniques will […]
Published: November 8, 2017
When you think about your future employees, or about your own goal as an employee, what are the first words that come to mind? Reliability is probably at the top of the list, along with honesty and a solid work ethic. But how can you make sure an open job position and a potential new […]
Published: November 1, 2017
Unpredictable violent acts are one of the most frightening exposures facing businesses today. Violent acts insurance coverage is designed to help your business move forward after a tragedy. Learn more in this video: Violent Acts Coverage Scenarios: A server employed at your bar has recently separated from her husband. The estranged husband enters your bar […]
Published: October 25, 2017
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2014 there were 34,860 workplace slip and fall injuries involving ice, sleet or snow that required at least one day away from work to recuperate. At Society Insurance, the number one loss source for both workers compensation and liability claims are slips and falls. There are […]
Published: October 18, 2017
Society’s insurance case studies are real-life stories, explaining complex business situations from start to finish. These stories detail how business owners and insurance companies work together to overcome unique and unexpected challenges. In this case study, an accident caused by a customer resulted in serious employee injuries and significant property damage. Background At about 6:30 […]
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Published: October 11, 2017
While delegation comes naturally for some of us, others may struggle with it. Delegation is assigning responsibility to others and can consist of breaking up a large project into smaller tasks. If you manage a team or are a leader in your area, it is likely that you already delegate tasks. Some tasks may be […]
Published: October 4, 2017
While heavy tools create a variety of physical risks for contractors, manufacturers and auto repair workers, one of the threats is harder to detect: hearing loss. Though it may not seem serious, hearing loss is one of the most common workplace illnesses in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates approximately 22 […]