The Safegard Group, Inc.

9 Cyber Risk Questions Every Board Should Ask

9 Cyber Risk Questions Every Board Should Ask

When a data breach or other cyber risk event occurs, the damages can be significant, often resulting in lawsuits, fines and serious financial losses. What’s more, cyber exposures impact businesses of all kinds, regardless of their size, area of focus,
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The Fake President Fraud

The Fake President Fraud

The “fake president fraud” is a type of scam in which a criminal posing as a company executive convinces an employee to voluntarily transfer a large sum of money directly to the criminal’s account. It may be hard to imagine
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New Hire Announcement: Jordan Close

New Hire Announcement: Jordan Close

Please join me in welcoming Jordan Close to The Safegard Group! On October 9th, Jordan began her full-time position with us as an Account Representative in the Employee Benefits department. We are very confident in Jordan’s abilities and look forward
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New Hire Announcement: Lou Copley

New Hire Announcement: Lou Copley

Please join me in welcoming Lou Copley to The Safegard Group! In September, Lou began his full-time position with us as a Select Accounts Account Assistant. We are very confident in Lou’s abilities and look forward to him helping us continue
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Tenants’ Improvements and Betterments

Tenants’ Improvements and Betterments

Suppose that a landlord leases a storefront to a retailer that makes improvements, also known as betterments, to the facility by adding features to help sell its products. During the lease, a fire breaks out and damages the building, including
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Evaluating Vendors for Business Continuity Risk

Evaluating Vendors for Business Continuity Risk

When meeting with a current or prospective vendor to discuss business continuity planning, it’s often difficult to understand how the vendor’s continuity plan aligns with your own plan and needs. However, asking the right questions can help. Questions to Ask
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OSHA Crystalline Silica Dust Standard for Construction in Effect

OSHA Crystalline Silica Dust Standard for Construction in Effect

Are you ready for the recent changes to the OSHA Crystalline Silica Dust Standard? Here are some suggestions on how to be compliant. Determine your exposure Do you have processes or job tasks that generate respirable crystalline silica dust? Check Table
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Health Concerns Following a Hurricane or Flood

Health Concerns Following a Hurricane or Flood

A natural disaster can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s lifetime. Families can be uprooted and entire neighborhoods can be destroyed in the blink of an eye. If you ever have to endure such a crisis,
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Business Owners Policies (BOPs)

Business Owners Policies (BOPs)

Business owners have a lot to consider when choosing insurance that fully protects their business. One coverage option, a business owners policy (BOP), can take the guesswork out of the process. A BOP bundles several types of coverage in one
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5 Child Care Initiatives to Enhance Your Workplace

5 Child Care Initiatives to Enhance Your Workplace

The incentives you offer can impact how candidates view your company and its culture. Different programs and benefits will attract different people. Keep this in mind when choosing which initiatives to promote, especially if you want to attract working parents.
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Understanding Your Technology Risks

Understanding Your Technology Risks

Businesses today don’t only hold physical assets. Through the use of technology companies now are responsible for very valuable intangible assets, such as sensitive data, software and intellectual property, which a general liability policy doesn’t account for. What should you
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143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach

143 Million People Potentially Affected in Equifax Data Breach

Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, was recently the victim of a massive cyber attack—an attack that may have compromised the personal information of 143 million people. The breach itself occurred between mid-May and
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Donating to Disasters and Avoiding Scams

Donating to Disasters and Avoiding Scams

Hurricane Harvey is the strongest storm to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004. News of the damage it has caused to southeastern Texas is prompting people to help in whatever ways they can. Unfortunately, there
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Exciting Leadership Changes at The Safegard Group, Inc.

Exciting Leadership Changes at The Safegard Group, Inc.

Leadership Changes The Safegard Group, Inc. is excited to announce recent leadership changes at the firm.  Scott Carroll has joined Bob Manley and Chris Missett as Partner.  Bill Donato, former President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to Chief
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Massive Data Breach of Philadelphia Medical Practice

Massive Data Breach of Philadelphia Medical Practice

When it comes to data breach incidents involving medical practices, we have all heard the cliché, “It is not a matter of IF, but a matter of WHEN.” For Women’s Health Care Group (WHCG), a prominent Philadelphia-area OB/GYN medical practice,
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