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Prepare to reopen the church after COVID-19

By Angela Fortune / April 28, 2020 / Comments Off on Prepare to reopen the church after COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced major changes in the ways churches interact. We all agree that some new ways will remain even after the pandemic and that the church community is eager to reunite on campuses nationwide. Prepare to reopen the church after COVID-19 with a thorough assessment of sanitation, sound and security. You want your church…

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Is Your Online Community Growing? Here are Some Online Security Tips for 2020

By Angela Fortune / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Is Your Online Community Growing? Here are Some Online Security Tips for 2020

Many churches are looking to bring their physical and online communities together. Building a strong online presence is a true church growth strategy with church apps, social media platforms and giving tools being just a few of the ways churches are getting it done.  Here are some tips on church internet security for 2020 from…

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What are the Top Internet Security Threats for Churches in 2020?

By Angela Fortune / January 21, 2020 / Comments Off on What are the Top Internet Security Threats for Churches in 2020?

With 2020 upon us there is no doubt that your church has many exciting goals in mind. Is a brush-up on “cyber security” on this list? Probably not, and we understand that. At Beacon Insurance Agency, we know firsthand how busy church leaders are. It is also daunting to make sense of all the new information…

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Do You Offer Online Tithing?

By Angela Fortune / May 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Do You Offer Online Tithing?

In our fast-growing digital society, tithing online is more mainstream than ever. We know that tithing is a cornerstone of church growth and stewardship. Offering tithing online modernizes churches and makes it even easier to give. Especially for the millennial generation, tithing online is the norm and a must for the churches they frequent. However,…

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Hacking Attacks and How to Avoid Them

By Angela Fortune / February 13, 2019 / Comments Off on Hacking Attacks and How to Avoid Them

As much as we’d like to tell ourselves otherwise, none of us is impervious to the dangers of cyber hacking. Even despite our best efforts, it often takes a skilled hacker only a few minutes to obtain banking and identity information that places us at risk to all kinds of danger that compromise our finances…

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Free Wi-Fi at Church

By Angela Fortune / November 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Free Wi-Fi at Church

It doesn’t seem to matter where someone goes, the desire to have constant access to the Internet is one that never ceases. So much so that hotels, coffee shops, restaurants and even doctor’s offices provide free Wi-Fi connectivity. It stands to reason, then, that churches are increasingly reaching the decision to offer free Wi-Fi throughout…

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Cybersecurity 101 – Safety Tips

By Angela Fortune / October 29, 2018 / Comments Off on Cybersecurity 101 – Safety Tips

With so much sensitive information stored digitally these days and such a great deal of web-based communication going on all the time, security breaches happen with an increasing frequency that’s alarming. Almost constantly, there are new tools, products, platforms and upgrades put into use that create new challenges for maintaining protective barriers against data breaches…

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Cybersecurity for Nonprofits

By Angela Fortune / May 28, 2018 / Comments Off on Cybersecurity for Nonprofits

The Importance of Cybersecurity for Nonprofits Unfortunately, nonprofit organizations and small businesses are regularly targeted by cyber criminals because they seem like sitting ducks. Generally speaking, they don’t have the amount of technical savvy or a proper level of cybersecurity measures to guard against criminal activity. That said, the reasons for nonprofits to be proactive…

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Why a Cyber Incidence Response Plan is Important

By Angela Fortune / December 28, 2017 / Comments Off on Why a Cyber Incidence Response Plan is Important

How Will You Respond to Cyber Hack Threats? In today’s online world, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your sensitive information is safe and secure.  There are things you can do and precautions you can take to guard against hacking. At Beacon Insurance Agency, we have years of experiencing in offering our clients…

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Are you at Risk with Cyber Security?

By Angela Fortune / November 14, 2017 / Comments Off on Are you at Risk with Cyber Security?

How to know if you need Cyber Liability Insurance There are multiple circumstances that, even when you’ve taken precautionary measures to ensure safety and security, can put you at risk for breaches that cause damage not only to your organization but to all parties involved. As the exchange of information, both online and in real…

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