At Block Insurance, we are looking forward to this yearâs Christmas and New Year holiday season. Time with familyâ¦and the time away from the officeâ¦is always necessary to reconnect and recharge heading into the new year.
However, the FBI and CISA have noticed a disturbing trend associated with time away from work. In 2021 cyber crime has spiked on holidays, as cyber-criminals see the time away from the office as primetime for an attack. With network defenders and local ITClick here to read more.
On this day, October 7th in 1849, American author Edgar Allan Poe died in Baltimore, MD at the far-too-young age of 40. Poe was famous for his gothic short stories, making his death in the same month as Halloween almost poetic. In one of his short stories, âThe Pit and the Pendulumâ the main character finds himself held captive, tied to a board in the middle of a large room. Above him, a large, razor-sharp pendulum is swinging back and forth while descending from the ceiling. TheClick here to read more.
Imagine for a second that you are a nurse at a local, privately owned medical clinic. You wake up on a normal Thursday, go through your morning routine, and head to the clinic. Coffee in hand, you unlock the back door and start turning on the lights. As you drop your purse at your station, your mind starts running through your daily to-do list. Things that didnât quite get finished yesterdayâ¦patients coming in todayâ¦ I need to run by the grocery at lunch to grab bread for theClick here to read more.