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  • Business Travel Awareness Guidance

    Whether you send employees around the globe or cross-country to events or to meet with clients, you need a Business Travel Awareness Guidance Program, now more than ever. Be it swift and sweeping regulatory changes, geopolitical changes, civil unrest, disease, or even restrictions on traveling, today’s business environments change rapidly. You need a plan for when even seemingly minor events

  • Marijuana May be a Budding Industry But Entrepreneurs Face Strong Headwinds

    Currently, twenty-six states plus the District of Columbia have legalized Marijuana use in some form and three more states are in the process of passing measures. However, it is still illegal under federal law. While Marijuana may be a budding industry but entrepreneurs face strong headwinds. Even where it is legal such as in California, people who have created businesses

  • PRO-TIP Give your Executives and PR Folks a REAL WORKOUT in Crisis Communications

    PRO-TIP Give your Executives and PR Folks a REAL WORKOUT in Crisis Communications. Surprise Them with an Exercise or during another planned exercise with a bunch of journalists showing up and demanding a press conference. How can you pull this off? With Journalism Students from your local College. Give the Students some information about the exercise and scenario and turn

  • Should You Consider Blocking Internet Traffic from Entire Countries?

    With the spotlight on Cybersecurity right now with the outbreak of the WannaCry (also called WannaCrypt) ransomware, I wanted to take the opportunity to discuss blocking internet traffic from entire countries. While it will not protect you against everything, it does prevent some issues, especially attacks launched from specific regions and originating countries. Surprisingly few businesses block traffic from other

  • Should You Add Cyber insurance to Boost Your Cybersecurity Protection?

    With the reality of cyber-attacks and the spread of ransomware now happening at unprecedented levels should you add Cyber insurance to boost your cybersecurity protection? It’s something you should at least consider. Transferring some of the risks of from a cyber-attack could be a smart move, and could reduce your monetary exposure if you are impacted. Most insurance companies offering