Insureon Blog

$8.9 Million Award to Michael Jordan Shows the Value of Advertising Injuries

8. September 2015 07:37
Michael Jordan's lawsuit against Dominick's wasn't just a sweeping win for the basketball star – it's also a lesson in misappropriation for small-business owners. [More]

Inland Marine Insurance in Action: Boy Trips and Tears Painting Worth $1.5 Million

1. September 2015 08:03
A young boy's fall through a 350-year-old painting illustrates the importance of Inland Marine Insurance and how it can protect valuable and rare property. [More]

Bleep Bleep, Bloop Bloop. You Just Got Hacked Again.

14. August 2015 06:14
Recent hacks combine malware with social engineering fraud. Detecting these schemes may be difficult, but they usually involve phony invoices from actual vendors. [More]

Lawsuits, Extra Business Expenses, and Frustrated Customers: The Aftermath of a Data Breach

13. August 2015 08:32
There's no hard figure for the cost of a data breach, but MIE's breach illustrates the many hidden expenses, such as lawsuits, call centers, and lost customers. [More]

Congress Raises Limit on SBA-Backed Loans

6. August 2015 07:38
On July 28, Congress passed legislation to renew the federal loan guarantee program for small businesses and raise the program's cap to $23.5 billion. [More]

Yes, You CAN Prevent Data Breaches

3. August 2015 07:48
You don't have to be a tech maven to keep your data protected. Training your employees and regularly changing passwords can fortify your cyber defenses. [More]

How to Make Sure Your Hobbies Don't Kill Your Business

31. July 2015 07:40
A dentist's big-game hunt landed him and his practice in a media firestorm. Businesses may take a hit when the owner's personal mistakes are made public. [More]

Backlash Illustrates the Dark Side of Social Media for Small Businesses

30. July 2015 07:54
Rachel Brown, a boutique owner, got a crash course in cultural sensitivity the hard way. Her mistakes can illustrate what not to do on social media. [More]

Applying for Cyber Insurance? Talk to IT First

29. July 2015 07:51
Cyber Insurance can pay for data breach losses, but your coverage may not apply if you don't use the security measures your insurance application claims you do. [More]

A New Way for Small Businesses to Cut the Risk of Nonpayment

22. July 2015 07:49
Tired of late or absent customer payments? Business credit reports can help you vet prospective clients so you don't have to chase after the money you're owed. [More]