PIASC Insurance News

At-Will Employment – Overview

March 11, 2020 |

Please note NCSL cannot provide advice or assistance to private citizens or businesses regarding  employment-related matters.  Please consult your state department of labor or a private attorney. I.  The At-Will Presumption Employment relationships are presumed to be “at-will” in all U.S. states except Montana.  The U.S. is one of a handful of countries where employment…

What Is Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)?

March 11, 2020 |

EPLI covers businesses against claims by workers that their legal rights as employees of the company have been violated. The number of lawsuits filed by employees against their employers has been rising. While most suits are filed against large corporations, no company is immune to such lawsuits. Recognizing that smaller companies now need this kind…

Cyber Risk in Relation to COVID-19

January 8, 2020 |

Issue: New phishing attempts Cyber thieves are using the recent developments surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as an opportunity to send phishing emails and spread malware attacks. Most recently, we’ve seen phishing emails impersonating the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health authorities. An example is…

The FBI on Cyber Crime

January 8, 2020 |

The FBI is the lead federal agency for investigating cyber attacks by criminals, overseas adversaries, and terrorists. The threat is serious—and growing. Cyber intrusions are becoming more commonplace, more dangerous, and more sophisticated. Our nation’s critical infrastructure, including both private and public sector networks, are targeted by adversaries. American companies are targeted for trade secrets…