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Starting as a family business with the strong entrepreneurial spirit of Riki Gougeon and later taken over by his daughter Judy, Gougeon Insurance Brokers understands the need to protect your business and its assets.
As of late, you may have heard about “cybercrime”, “cyberattacks” “cyber criminals”, “cyber extortion”, “breaches”, “malware”, and the lists and lingo go on. We’ve heard it too. These words, ominous as they seem, are made more unpleasant or even scary by the fact that we may not know what they mean exactly.
The word “cybercrime” may be trending, but the fact is cybercrime is no longer an emerging issue. In the TED talk “Where is cybercrime really coming from?”, VP at IBM Security Caleb Barlow states, “Cybercrime is out of control. It’s everywhere. We hear about it every single day”. His strategy–solution–for combating cybercrime is to start talking about it: who is infected and how it is spreading.
Like you, we felt a need to talk about this thing called “cybercrime”. In February, the Gougeon team met to discuss how we as a company can work together to protect ourselves. A session was held with all staff about “Preventing Cyber Crime with Employee Awareness”, presented by Serge Solski from Advise Aware Risk Consulting, Waterloo.
We wanted to continue this conversation with other business owners and share the knowledge.Read More