Posts With The Tag "Cyber"

Happy Holidays and Cyber Attacks Dec 06, 2021 »

At Block Insurance, we are looking forward to this year’s Christmas and New Year holiday season. Time with family…and the time away from the office…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 IT…

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Cyber Security Month Oct 07, 2021 »

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, “The Pit and the Pendulum” 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. The…

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What is Cyber Insurance, and do I really need it? Aug 26, 2021 »

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 didn’t quite get finished yesterday…patients coming in today… I need to run by the grocery at lunch to grab bread for the…

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