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EIFS: Construction efficiency or construction concern?
EIFS: Construction efficiency or construction concern?
April 15, 2019

Although this is an increasingly popular cladding technique, it comes with a very real concern: flammability. EIFS has had a reputation for moisture-related issues and flammability concerns amidst it's wide-spread use. So what's to come for the future of EIFS, where is it most prevalent and what about it causes ignition?

11 Tips to Protect Against Cyber Breach at Tax Time
11 Tips to Protect Against Cyber Breach at Tax Time
March 14, 2019

The U.S. tax season is upon us and the last thing we need, for ourselves or our company, is to attempt to file our taxes and receive a message, “Your taxes have already been filed.” Protect yourself and your company from these types of events with our tip list for hardening security and becoming less of an easy target.

Fact vs. Fiction: 5 Common Misconceptions Regarding Equipment Losses
Fact vs. Fiction: 5 Common Misconceptions Regarding Equipment Losses
March 07, 2019

After a catastrophic property loss to business critical equipment, claim professionals and business owners alike focus on restoring productivity as quickly as possible. But to do this, it’s important to make sure you understand all the options, so let's clear the air on some common misconceptions surrounding equipment replacement, reliability, damage and repair of contaminated equipment.

Ransomware Attacks: Impacts to Businesses and Insurance Claims
Ransomware Attacks: Impacts to Businesses and Insurance Claims
February 18, 2019

Many companies often do not think of the depth of their cyber policy until it’s too late. Some businesses may be covered to a certain degree for basic business interruption and data loss through their insurer, but rarely is it a fully underwritten, comprehensive cyber policy. And, depending on the depth of the firm’s attack, finding the extent of damage or loss to their equipment and systems is imperative.

Call Detail Records: The Super Phone Bill
Call Detail Records: The Super Phone Bill
February 11, 2019

Cell phones create the opportunity to recover and review more information than one may think. And despite the increased prevalence of call detail records being used in cases both for location and user activity, many are still unaware of how valuable this information can be in litigation or investigative matters.

Winter Property Claims: Tips to Prevent Pipe Bursts, Ice Dams and Roof Collapses
Winter Property Claims: Tips to Prevent Pipe Bursts, Ice Dams and Roof Collapses
January 30, 2019

In many parts of the world, it’s the frozen tundra days of winter, and if you aren’t in that part of the world, lucky you! It’s during these months where you’ll find claim after claim surrounding weather-related incidents. From pipe bursts, to ice dams, to commercial and residential roof collapses, winter can be a pretty rough time for home and business owners alike. Read on for some tips on how to prevent the worst from happening!

The IIoT and Autonomous Vehicle Risks
The IIoT and Autonomous Vehicle Risks
January 21, 2019

Many of us have seen self-driving vehicles in movies, and may have thought the reality of seeing those vehicles on the road, or even driving one, was incredibly far into the future. But as the marketplace primes for a full introduction of truly autonomous vehicles, there is a real need to assess and prepare for both security and liability risks. The autonomous vehicle system will be a massive undertaking, involving millions of connections and endpoints, in the public and private space, and is not immune to being hacked.

Digital Security Travel 'Hacks' You Need to Know
Digital Security Travel 'Hacks' You Need to Know
December 18, 2018

Knowing the most common hacking tactics is the first step to prevention. Because nearly every modern business uses digital systems, hackers only need Wi-Fi to access an unsecured system. Check out our infographic to learn more about digital scams and how to protect yourself while traveling.

Wildfire Evacuation Checklist
Wildfire Evacuation Checklist
November 13, 2018

Wildfires can be terrifying for all those involved, but to be trapped in one or caught trying to evacuate with thousands of others, it can be downright frightening. When it comes to wildfires, no one is safe, but you can take the necessary safety precautions and consider our Top 15 Tips for Wildfire Evacuation.

The Best and Worst Cities to Evacuate During a Disaster
The Best and Worst Cities to Evacuate During a Disaster
October 08, 2018

No one likes to think about it, but disaster can strike at any time. People in areas prone to hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters know this all too well. If the worst were to happen, and your city needed to evacuate, would it be ready? Envista Forensics determined how the 10 most populated urban metro areas would fare in an evacuation.

Survey of Americans who Drive Dangerously
Survey of Americans who Drive Dangerously
September 24, 2018

Be it a morning commute, or grocery run, driving is a routine part of daily life. It’s also the most dangerous thing we do. While most people are cautious, law-abiding citizens behind the wheel, many others are not so cautious. Envista analyzed four types of dangerous driving habits and surveyed 2,000 Americans willing to admit they were part of the problem. Behaviors included rushing, distraction, aggression and intoxication.

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