Save Money on Energy in Your Household

According to the National Energy Assistance Directors Association, energy costs will reach a decade-long high this winter. Heating costs are predicted to rise 28% for U.S. households relying on natural gas and 27% for those using heating oil. Electricity costs are also anticipated to increase 10% per the U.S. Energy Department. Read on for tips…

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The Impact of Cyberattacks on Small Businesses

While larger business may look more attractive to cybercriminals in terms of the monetary reward, small businesses experienced a 40 percent increase in ransomware attacks last year. According to Coalition’s 2022 Cyber Claims report, these events raised insurance claim costs by over 50 percent. Small businesses look more vulnerable and are seeing a growing number…

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Cybersecurity Tips for Online Shopping During the Holidays

During the holiday season, it’s often easier to shop online to find gifts for your loved ones. But while online shopping can save you the trip to the store, it also comes with cybersecurity risks. Online shoppers are often top targets for cybercriminals – especially during the holidays. In fact, according to a recent survey…

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OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program

On April 12, 2022, OSHA launched its National Emphasis Program (NEP) for protecting workers from heat hazards in indoor and outdoor workplaces. Through the program, OSHA will conduct heat-related workplace inspections before workers suffer preventable injuries, illnesses, or fatalities. The NEP is effective on April 8, 2022 and will remain in effect for three years…

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Global Cyber Risk Threats Intensify In the Wake of War In Ukraine

Experts advise Russia’s cyber-attacks on Ukraine could spread worldwide and all organizations should prepare immediately. Overview Russia’s military assault on Ukraine has a significant cyber component, including distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, ransomware and destructive wiper malware destroying data. Spread of decoy ransomware and destructive wiper malware used to attack Ukraine remains possible as…

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