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Three questions to ask SMEs about Cyber

“If you can answer yes to any of those questions, you are the target”   Small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, and yet many highly underestimate their exposure and don’t believe they need to have cyber insurance. For cybersecurity awareness month in October, Keith Savino (pictured), national cyber practice leader at […]

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Richard A. Savino installed as 93rd President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

WASHINGTON – Richard A. “Rich” Savino, CIC, CPIA, was installed as President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents during the organization’s September 20, 2023 board of directors meeting held in Naples, Florida. Savino was sworn in together with his four fellow national officers: Ariel Rivera, MBA, CIC, CPIA, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, […]

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Keith Savino Father of the Buy Button Interview with Syd Roe

Keith Savino Managing Partner of PCF / Broadfield Insurance Services, has been an advocate for the insurance consumer and agents for over 36 years. One of his greatest passions has been empowering the independent agent to the benefit of the insurance buyer. Within the industry he is fondly known as The Godfather of The Buy […]

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What is PII ? How to Protect your PII – DHS Tools

Protecting your personal information, or that of your staff and clients can seem like a second job. Just the term “Phishing” which was email based, has evolved to multiple types of attempts to fool you. For example, Vishing (voice), Smishing (text) and Pharming (code that redirects you to malicious websites) are all ways to trick […]

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FBI – Last Minute Holiday Scams – Pig Butchering, Ad Phishing, Charity

********* FBI Warns of Holiday Scams The bad guys have a business plan, and YOU are their TARGET customer.   Ad Phishing – Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Cyber Criminals Impersonating Brands Using Search Engine Advertisement   The FBI is warning the public that cybercriminals are using search engine advertisement services to impersonate brands […]

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Schools Breached – Illuminate Education Breach is National

Cyber Liability Broadfield Insurance

Illuminate Education Breach Notice Public and Charter schools impacted, learn which ones, and what brands of software. What occurred ? Illuminate education was breached. The illumination breach occurred between December 28th and January 8th.  The extent of the breach appears substantial. Additional information continues to come to light. New York Schools Impacted. According to the […]

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The importance of MFA or 2FA, recent threats and public guidance

Recently, Microsoft released public guidance regarding a series of targeted attacks coordinated by the  Russian linked hacking group Nobelium.  Nobelium is the state sponsored group that is thought to have facilitated the massive attacks on the company SolarWinds that was first reported to the public in 2020. As we have seen with attacks of a similar nature, the action […]

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Data Compromises for 2021 up 17pct over 2020

Data breach publicly reported through the first 3 quarters of 2021 are up 17% over the same period in 2020. According to the Identity Theft Center, a non profit focused on collecting such data since 2005. ITRC’s Q3 First Half Data Breach Analysis, the number of publicly-reported data compromises through September 30, 2021 has exceeded […]

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