Category: Small Businesses

Storm Season in Full Swing in Southwest Florida

Sep 16, 2020 / Bulletin

Twenty inches of rain in less than two weeks? Yes, it happened here. Some parts of our community such as Sanibel have seen this much rain this month alone. Nearly all of Southwest Florida has seen higher-than-normal rainfall this month. Tropical Storm Sandy brought several inches of unexpected rain throughout our community. This past weekend, Collier County received more than 6 inches of rain, while Lee County received as many […]

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Southwest Florida Continues to Rebound

Sep 8, 2020 / Bulletin

Southwest Florida’s economy has steadily improved throughout the summer after shutdowns, and record-high unemployment took a toll on our community. Although the future is uncertain, we see visible signs of hope in our local economy. The unemployment rate in Southwest Florida fell drastically since the height of job losses just a few months ago. After a strong period of record-low unemployment in 2019 and early 2020, unemployment hit a high […]

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Is Your Business Required to Safeguard Client Data?

Aug 31, 2020 / Bulletin

Many businesses are unaware that they are required by law to protect client data. These requirements have been implemented on a growing number of professions, including financial service professionals, attorneys, healthcare professionals, and more. If you provide professional services and store client data, it is likely that you are required to safeguard consumer information through concrete data security measures. This article will help you determine your business requirements as provided […]

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Cyber Insurance is Becoming Necessary for Small Businesses

Aug 13, 2020 / Blog

$75 Billion. That’s the total amount of money that ransomware costs businesses per year. Ransomware is one of the most common types of cyber attacks used by cybercriminals to steal or block access to data. Cyber attacks are often not a matter of “if,” but “when.” While the occurrence of cyber attacks continues to increase rapidly, most businesses fail to prepare for them. Even businesses implementing the best cybersecurity systems […]

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