For burglars on the lookout for an easy target, a dark house is a sure sign that no-one is home. They can break in and scope out each room until they find what they’ve been searching for. A stash of the latest gadgets, sparkling jewellery and designer clothing… Don’t let your home be the target.
The end of the year is steadily looming. As you start to think about closing down for a well-deserved festive break, give yourself a head start to hit the ground running in the New Year and research your Dental Indemnity insurance renewal this month.
Thirty or more years ago, a criminal would have had to physically broken into your practice to steal precious data, now just a few taps on a keyboard can gain them full access. So you’ll be forgiven in questioning the data security within cloud technology.
A few years ago medical professionals would have felt the need to hide when depression was eating away at them, or that their workload was becoming a problem. Now the subject of mental wellbeing is welcomed. The taboo over mental health has been slowly chipped away.
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is now the main reason for cyber insurance claims, having overtaken ransomware and data breaches. Is your practice fully equipped in the event of a hacker’s email slipping past your cyber security, and most importantly, are you fully insured if things go wrong?
As a practice owner, you need to run a tight ship to make sure that everything in your practice ticks over as it should. Time is precious and when you’re busy your priority is your patients rather than insurance. But dropping one ball can lead to a cascade of organisational mayhem. This is where your…
Renovation. It’s a word that for some can bring intense excitement, a chance to make your house a home, exactly the way you want it. Before you get started, your number one task on your renovation to-do list should be to check your home insurance covers you for property renovations.
One of the big lures for a hacker is lucrative data which can be sold or ransomed. Patient data, financial data, even research data – everything a healthcare organisation may hold. Is your practice fully covered in case of a breach?
All dental care professionals, including dental nurses, require indemnity insurance as part of their General Dental Council registration. Dental nurses play a vital supporting role in the patient’s clinical journey and unfortunately things can sometimes go wrong, so it’s important to make sure you’ve got the right cover in place should you ever need it.
Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. Criminals are getting smarter, and with technology advancing constantly it’s easy to fall prey to their tricks. If it happens to you, the costs could put your practice at a standstill – if you don’t have the right insurance.