Ontario Commercial Insurance Resources

How Secure Are Your Passwords?

May 2, 2019

With high-profile hacks and data breaches making the news every week, a lot of us are rethinking our own security, at work and at home. How difficult would it be for a hacker to guess your password?

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What is Cryptojacking and How Can I Avoid It?

May 1, 2019

Cryptojacking is what we call it when cyber-criminals use your computer to mine Bitcoin or other cybercurrencies. If you understand how Bitcoin and cryptomining works, that’s all you need to know. For everyone else, please read on…

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What is a Phishing Attack and How Can I Protect Myself?

April 22, 2019

What is Phishing?

Phishing is something that most of us see every day, and most of us completely ignore it. An email from what seems like a travel agency, telling you that you’ve won a free trip, and asking you to click on a link to redeem your prize. Or a message from a bank or other service provider, asking you to confirm your login details. Hard to even call it an attack. It’s an email. Read more

The Most Common Claims for Landscapers and How to Avoid Them

April 16, 2019

Landscaping is a little different than most other contracting businesses. If you’re a roofer, plumber or drywaller, you’re working directly on a house or commercial building, so there’s a lot of opportunity for property damage claims.

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The Most Common Claims for Roofing Contractors and How to Avoid Them

April 11, 2019

Insurance companies set premiums based on how much they are likely to spend to pay claims. It stands to reason, then, that the best way to control premiums for your roofing business is to avoid claims if possible, and to limit the cost of any claims that you do make. Read more

The Most Common Claims for Plumbing Contractors & How to Avoid Them

April 9, 2019

If you run your own plumbing business, you’re probably well aware of the hazards you and your employees face while on the job that could lead to an insurance claim. If you’re just starting out, there are some risks that will be obvious, and others not so much.

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The Most Common Claims for Electrical Contractors & How to Avoid Them

April 2, 2019

Electricians in Ontario are highly regulated, rigorously trained and held to the highest safety standards of any tradesperson in the province.

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What is Malware and How Can I Avoid It?

March 30, 2019

In the world of cyber security, there are a lot of different words that are used to describe the different types of threat. Ransomware, worms, cryptojacking? Does anybody know what these terms mean? Just in case you don’t, here’s a primer on malware.

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Which Businesses Are the Most Likely to Get Hacked?

March 29, 2019

It seems that every day, we hear about another major cyber attack or other digital security incident that exposes the personal and financial information of thousands of people to hackers and other cyber-criminals.

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The Most Common Cyber Insurance Claims

March 23, 2019

Cyber insurance is an emerging area of business insurance that covers your business from a myriad of different risks related to your digital presence. Read more