This month’s Business Bytes highlights cyber risks, homeowner’s insurance and ADA shakedowns.
Cyber Risks. Ransomware and business e-mail attacks on small and medium size business enterprises constitute the greatest and most expensive cybercrimes perpetrated on them. Not only have the number of businesses being attacked increased, but the costs incurred as a result of these attacks have skyrocketed. Be prepared. READ MORE.
Homeowner’s Insurance. While it seems to be a routine part of home ownership, it protects one of your major assets as well as your entire estate from a catastrophic loss. Be sure you understand what is covered, what coverage you need and how to successfully present a claim. READ MORE.
ADA Shakedowns. Unscrupulous persons, including lawyers, are reported engaging in business shakedowns by threatening individuals and businesses with Americans with Disability Act class action lawsuits as well as suits for credit collection, copyright infringement and other violations. Be sure your attorney evaluates your potential exposure to any such claim before paying blackmail to these scam artists. READ MORE.
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