New Cyber Threats Affect Nearly All Computers

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Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all modern processors. These vulnerabilities can be exploited to access data in… [Read More]

CHARTERED ADVISOR IN PHILANTHOPY® DESIGNATION EARNED BY DAVE BINSFELD

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Dave Binsfeld, executive vice president of General Southwest Insurance Agency, has earned the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The CAP® program is designed for professionals in the nonprofit and financial services fields. CAP® graduates have the tools and knowledge… [Read More]

Would your business survive a cyber attack?

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It doesn’t matter how careful you are. Chances are that your organization has already been, or soon will be, the victim of a cyber crime. Malware, ransomware, phishing schemes, and data breaches are just a few of the most common types of cyber threats. Their impact ranges from mildly annoying to majorly expensive and disruptive…. [Read More]

Flood Insurance: Do you need it?

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The photos are horrifying—whole neighborhoods underwater, roofs blown away and thousands of cars submerged. Thank goodness we live in sunny Arizona and not Houston, Florida, or other hurricane-prone areas. But if you think floods are only a hazard in low-lying coastal areas, consider these statistics: • Ninety percent of all natural disasters involve flooding. •… [Read More]