As of January 1, 2018, hospitality employers in the city of Chicago must provide “panic buttons” for room attendants and restroom workers who work alone.
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Every organization should focus on cyber security as governments and consumers alike are pressuring organizations to take action to reduce the frequency and effects of cybercrimes.
When it comes to major change in healthcare policy, it can feel like you’re being thrown off balance. Staying on top of what’s coming and learning how to prepare can be a challenge in itself, and trying to keep it all upright is undoubtedly a tricky task. In our latest e-book, William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, facilitates the conversation surrounding how to progress during times of change—but it’s going to take skill and patience.
Ransomware is a common form of extortion and is a malicious software that blocks access to a victim's data by locking a system or encrypting data until the victim agrees to pay a ransom. Some versions threaten to delete the data or release confidential information to the public. Learn what triggers a cyber policy and what you can do to protect your business.
Standard liability and property insurance policies have excluded coverage for claims associated with pollution events since 1985, leaving significant coverage gaps in insurance programs throughout the U.S.
Cyber insurance policies continue to evolve as new threats arise, and particularly when those threats are not readily covered by another insurance policy.
Prevalent issues in the multivendor 403(b) environment include a lack of vendor oversight, proprietary investment products, and pricing inefficiencies. What actions should 403(b) plan sponsors be taking to mitigate their fiduciary and legal risks?
Severe earthquakes can strike suddenly, violently and without warning. It is estimated that approximately 500,000 earthquakes occur each year, detectable with current instrumentation. About 100,000 of these can be felt. Minor earthquakes occur nearly constantly around the world, including places like California and Alaska in the United States. Advanced planning can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss of life from an earthquake. Are you prepared?
The world of cyber risk continues to develop and expand since our May 2016 paper on Medical Device Cybersecurity. The threat of ransomware has come to the forefront as demonstrated by global attacks such as Wannacry2 and Petya. These attacks show how hackers have become more sophisticated in their ability to use malware to exploit vulnerabilities in systems, hardware and devices, as well as highlighting the vulnerabilities of devices and systems that, through their lack of patching and support, and outdated operating systems, are exposed to hacking, worms, etc., that can affect patient safety, system security and data integrity.
Generally, properties subject to floods are already in a flood plain and carry separate flood insurance. However, any property is subject to flooding given enough water in an area. Heavy thunderstorms, drought followed by water or the melting of winter snow can produce a fast or slow-rising flood. Flash floods are generally sudden and without warning, with walls of water up to 10-20 feet. Cars can be swept away. Be prepared.