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Cybersecurity Guidelines: Protect Your Business When Working Remotely
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August 19, 2020 via eHotelier
In the first half of 2020, Marriott announced they had experienced a data breach, putting the personal data of 5.2 million guests at risk.

While this number dwarfs in comparison to the data breach of the 500 million Marriott and Starwood guests in late 2018, the message is clear: Hotels are a target for threats and need to focus on protecting their employees and guest data.

With the advent of COVID-19, your company’s cybersecurity is at higher risk. As employees worldwide switch to working from home, the dangers associated with mobile devices, remote access to core business systems and poor online practices are increasing. Meanwhile, as seen in Figure 1, hackers have been heightening their malicious efforts knowing that businesses are more vulnerable now.'s ConvergeBlog
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4 Common COVID-19 Misunderstandings That Could Place Your Company At Legal Risk

August 25, 2020 via ConvergeBlog
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued constantly changing guidance for employers that many view as complex, confusing, and impractical. Given their complexity, some of these directives are often not fully understood by companies.
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Comprehensive FAQs For Employers On Hurricanes And Other Workplace Disasters

August 20, 2020 via Fisher Phillips

This article addresses many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of hurricane-related disasters; consequently, in addition to federal laws, we also focus on certain state laws, especially those in the areas most impacted by the storms.
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A Snapshot View of an 'Unfriendly' Hospitality Insurance Market
August 5, 2020 via Insurance Business

The hospitality insurance market in the United States is in a tough bind. Not only are hospitality insurers under pressure to find solutions for an industry that has been totally devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, but they’re trying to do so at a time when the US property and casualty (P&C) insurance market is facing ongoing challenges of its own.
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