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.
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?
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?
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.
Car theft is on the rise. According to ABI, in the first three months of 2019, insurers paid out to car crime victims every eight minutes. What is being done?
If one or more key members of staff is on sick leave or unable to work, your practice still has a number of financial commitments to make. Business (or Practice) Overheads insurance can support you through these periods – have you considered the worst-case scenarios?
With a data breach potentially costing millions in fines and lawsuits, it’s easy to get caught up in the financial losses when managing your Cyber security. However, reputation damage can be just as serious – have you considered this?