please, Please, PLEASE Don’t Text and Drive

Last week, a DDM Team Member received the following email from a friend: “[my husband] just called me very upset and asked me to please, please impress upon you to NOT text while you are driving.  He just witnessed an accident on I30 and a young woman ran into the back of an 18 wheeler…

Charging Your Mobile Phone: New Threat To Data Security

Research indicates that mobile devices and the data they contain can be compromised by simply plugging into a computer using a USB cable. Charging a mobile device by plugging it into a computer initiates a connection that involves an exchange of data between the devices. The amount of data transferred depends on the mobile device,…

2015 EEOC Charge Statistics: What Do They Reveal for 2016

On February 11, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a detailed breakdown of charges filed during its fiscal year 2015. The overall number of charges stayed shy of 90,000 at 89,385, slightly above the 88,778 filed in 2014, but well below the 99,947 filed in 2011. This continues a trend of fewer charges…

New Update to iPhone Could Be Using Your Data

Good ‘ole phone software updates. We get the notifications, but don’t immediately download because who KNOWs what will change on your phone next.  The latest software update to the new iPhone is one you NEED to know about. This latest update adds a program to your phone under “Cellular” called “Wi-fi Assist”.  This enables your…

Got Houseguests This Season? Protect Them AND Yourself With the Right Insurance Coverage

The holiday season usually promotes gathering under one roof and celebrating as family and friends. The increased volume in one’s home can create property liability issues one would not normally think about. In the midst of the festive and hectic holiday atmosphere, it is easy to forget the serious responsibility involved with hosting guests. In…