Tag Archives: Customer Protection

Dave Haman

Aug 04 2014

Thieves Target Watercrafts Each Summer


Is your personal watercraft listed among the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) five most stolen watersport items? Jet skis, runabouts, utility boats, cruisers, and sailboats are on thieves’ list of favorites. What’s worse, fewer than half of stolen watercraft are …
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Todd Shaull

Jul 09 2014

6 Tips for Summer Travel


6 Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

If you are like most people, you look forward to summer vacation with family and friends. Don’t let what should be a fun time of memories in the making turn into an opportunity for thieves. If you are planning a …
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Dave Haman

Jun 25 2014

Beware of Electric Shock From Your Boat


Boat

The electrical currents given off into the surrounding waters by improperly wired or grounded boats, marinas, and docks can cause as much harm to swimmers as a hair dryer dropped into a bathtub affects a bather, according to the Electric Shock …
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Josh Holst

Jun 05 2014

Why You Should Keep Your Browser and Operating System Updated


Upgrade browsers and operating system.

You know the little pop-up notifications you get on your computer stating 50 updates are ready for download, which often requires a reboot of your computer? If you’re like several of my family and friends, you probably ignore these updates, …
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Jay Allpress

May 23 2014

Tips for Customer Security After Hack on eBay


eBay Password

On Wednesday, May 21st, eBay revealed that it had experienced a cyber-attack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data between late February and early March 2014.

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Dave Haman

May 07 2014

Put Your Pets in Your Catastrophe Plans


Include your pets in your catastrophe plan.

Every family should have a plan for when a catastrophe strikes. Making certain every member of your family knows what to do, how to do it, and where to go is critical to the success of your plan. Even though …
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Josh Holst

Apr 17 2014

Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability


Heartbleed Bug Vulnerability

You may have heard recent news reports about the “Heartbleed” bug vulnerability which is a programming flaw in Open SSL encrypted websites used to secure private information online. This flaw potentially allows fraudsters to access usernames and passwords which may …
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Dave Haman

Apr 14 2014

Life Changes Often Require a Change of Insurance


Life Changes Often Require a Change in Insurance.

New marriage? New car? New house? All of the above? Major life changes mean you have new and possibly more insurance needs. If you are combining assets, or titling a home or auto under a new name or two names, …
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Jay Allpress

Mar 05 2014

Microsoft Discontinues Support of Windows XP and Office 2003


Windows XP

Effective April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support of Windows XP and Office 2003. If your organization has not started the migration to a newer version you will want to soon. To ensure you remain on supported versions of Windows …
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Jay Allpress

Feb 12 2014

6 Ways to Protect Yourself Online


Protect Yourself Online

Identity theft is a serious crime that can cost you time, money, lost job opportunities, and destroy credit. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) an estimated 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. (source: ftc.gov)

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