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Looking to leverage to power of technology to scale your business? Here you can find the latest cyber security and insuretech news, advice, and tips from our insurance experts.

microsoft 365 prices increasing

The New Commerce Experience also aims to bring customers into one-year or three-year subscription terms with Microsoft’s CSP partners (like Appriver), and all partners who sign up customers for these longer terms will receive discounts. However, there will be a 20 percent price hike for customers who want to remain on the current monthly subscriptions. It is important to note that this is in addition to the 15 percent price increase for Microsoft 365 commercial plans, which will go into effect on March 1, 2022.

5 Ways To Protect Your Insurance Agency From Cyberattacks

With the rise in targeted cyberattacks against small to medium sized businesses, ensuring your independent insurance agency is protected from cyber criminals is critical to the success, and longevity, of your agency. And more often than not, user-error is the biggest weakness when it comes to businesses being susceptible to hackers.

Prospective independent insurance agency clients often ask us, “If you’re located in California, how can you fix something if I need someone onsite?” However, if we’ve learned anything from the transition to remote-work in 2020, it is that ensuring business continuity and meeting your clients’ needs, while keeping your teams productive and engaged, is truly possible from anywhere, and your technology should support that.