Password protection is one of the most essential aspects of cybersecurity. By adhering to the following guidelines, you’ll protect your clients’ sensitive information while safeguarding your own. For a strong password: Use a minimum of 8 characters. Use a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. Avoid using...
The basic principles of virus protection are important to understand. With a few tips in mind, it’s easy to do your part in safeguarding your technology resources and data. Here are a few tips: Use antivirus and malware programs configured for automatic scans and frequent updates. Always leave your...
Did you know that more scammers today are asking for payment by gift card? There’s been a 270% increase in this activity since 2015, according to the FTC. So, anytime someone calls selling something or about a bill you supposedly owe and suggests you pay with a gift card...

July CBG Impact recap

Thank you to everyone who attended our July CBG Impact at the Westport Sheraton Chalet. As doors opened, sales associates enjoyed pastries/coffee while networking with vendors and previewing branded products from our online company store. The presentation began with information about upcoming events from Vice President Carole McCabe. The audience...
Did you watch Brooks Koepka in the 2018 PGA Championship last summer? Or attend a SEC Tournament game earlier this year? Maybe you already have your eye on tickets for next year's NHL All-Star Game or U.S. Olympic Gymnastic Trials? If so, you won't want to miss CBG Impact...
Nowadays, few objects contain more personal and professional information than our smartphones. It’s simple to protect these devices from threats and criminals with a few proactive steps. Here are a few best practices: Enable password protection and use the strongest password possible. Activate the lockout screen and set a...
When you’re entrusted with sensitive information and documents, it’s certainly necessary to maintain a secure office environment. Tidiness, good information security practices and your best judgment help keep such data protected. Here are a few tips: Keep your workspace looking clean and professional. Don’t leave sensitive documents out on...
As the spring selling season kicks into high gear, so will your marketing efforts. This is a perfect time to refresh on the company’s Do Not Contact Policy. Failure to comply with federal and state laws when contacting consumers (e.g., calls, emails, texts and faxes) can lead to significant...
OneDrive, one of the powerful applications available in Office 365, enables you to securely access your documents from the cloud at any time. It also offers greater security for sharing sensitive documents through email when using your company-provided email address. Here are some tips for emailing documents securely: After...
More than 400 sales associates filled the UMB Champions Club and Cunningham Corner earlier this month for a very special CBG Impact at Busch Stadium. Held just ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals' opening day, attendees heard an update on the new award-winning Design Studio from McBride Homes, got...