Commercial News

  • Man-in-the-Middle Cyberattacks

    July 7, 2022

    A man-in-the-middle (MITM) cyberattack refers to a cybercriminal intercepting a digital interaction or exchange between individuals, systems or an individual and a system. During a MITM incident, a cybercriminal could eavesdrop on an interaction or pretend to be a participant in the exchange. MITM cyberattacks leverage various strategies to manipulate targets, but the goal of these incidents is largely the same-to retrieve confidential data and use it to commit additional crimes.

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  • Smishing - What is it?

    May 9, 2022

    Most people are familiar with phishing, a cyberattack technique that entails cybercriminals leveraging fraudulent emails to manipulate recipients into sharing sensitive information, clicking malicious links or opening harmful attachments. While these email-based scams remain a pressing concern, a new form of phishing-known as smishing-has emerged over the years, creating additional cyber exposures for both organizations and individuals.

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  • A Quarter of Canadian Companies Experienced a Cyberattack in 2021

    February 28, 2022

    A quarter of Canadian businesses say they experienced a cyberattack in 2021, according to a 2022 survey commissioned by technology firm NOVIPRO. Of those businesses, more than half (56 per cent) paid the ransom demanded by hackers, a third hired a negotiator and a quarter elected to handle the situation without using a third party.

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  • Safety Tips - Landscaping Transporting Equipment

    July 27, 2021

    Many landscaping jobs require the transportation of tools and equipment between job sites. As such, it's important to properly secure your loads before transporting them to prevent damage and safety issues.

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  • Heritage Buildings and Their Insurance Complexities

    March 22, 2021

    Written by Chantelle Markus

    This article outlines the continued complexities with heritage buildings and your insurance. As the market in this area continues to harden, rates increase and capacity decreases; so having a broker who understands heritage buildings is imperative. We're here to help!

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  • Commercial Insurance and Covid-19: What you need to know

    March 20, 2020

    Our CEO, Cole Leitch and Director of Operations, Chantelle Markus were recently interviewed by Pete Tessier of The Insurance Podcast on Commercial Insurance and COVID-19.

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