Halifax Small Business Week is fast approaching! Beginning October 19 and running through the 23rd, the week is dedicated to raising awareness of and supporting the over one million small business throughout Canada. Nova Scotia is home to nearly 30,000 small businesses and they employ 98% of workers here.
If your company stores data and information digitally, you should have a cyber risk management program that addresses prevention, disclosure, crisis management and insurance coverage in the event of a data breach. Good cyber risk management requires the planning and execution of all four of these components.
Social distancing is the utmost importance right now and is especially crucial for businesses who are remaining open during the COVID-19 pandemic, including construction sites.
Spring has arrived, which typically means snowmelt, an increase in rainfall accumulations, and the possibility of spring flooding.
Your company has developed a website and conducts business online. Your information technology department has taken the usual security precautions, and ensures you have the fastest website available, but is your site secure? Many business owners have a website, but many do not update their websites or regularly check for security risks or vulnerabilities.
As many companies transition to have their employees work from home, policies must be set in place so cybersecurity issues are addressed, and businesses are not the victim of cyber fraud.
If you conduct business in your home, insuring your business properly is part of a solid risk management plan. We can help!