October 2012

Are You Prepared for a Hardening Insurance Market?


Most businesses with moderate claims activity have seen their premiums decrease annually for nearly a decade. Most business owners think that trend should continue if they don’t have any terrible claims. Unfortunately, the exact opposite is the case.  Unless you have exceptionally low claims activity, your premiums are likely to rise sharply in the near future. 

The Risk of Hackers Wiping Out Your Bank Account. It's Real.


Hackers stole $588,000 when they broke into a corporate bank account of Patco, Mark Patterson’s construction company. Mr. Patterson was surprised to learn that protections he expected to be in place did not apply to business accounts. In the information security community, these types of crimes are called “corporate account