Silicon Valley FOP News

  • Hylant's Guide to Hurricanes

    We received this valuable information from Hylant and are glad to pass it on. Even if you don’t live, work or have property in a hurricane-prone area, you may know someone who does. We invite you to share this information with them.Hurricane season officially begins Saturday, June 1. While we all hope for a quiet storm season this year, it’s important to ready your business in advance for severe weather. We have prepared the following tips and contact lists to assist you. Before the Storm Review your insurance coverage and talk to your broker if you have questions. Create a business continuity plan that will help your business operate with as little downtime as possible before, during and after...

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  • Crime Prevention

    Simple Crime Prevention: Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life: -Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone. -Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not visible from the outside. -Do not leave packages on your door step or allow mail to pile up at your door. It is a sign that you are not home or that you do not care for your mail. -Leave a light on...

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  • Internet and Website Safety Tips

    Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults come in contact with such as sexual predators, criminals who are seeking out your personal information on social networking sites, buying habits, frequently used sites, and many others.Here are some tips to help prevent you from being a target:Do not share things such as email addresses, usernames and passwords.Do not use usernames or passwords that include your name, birthdate, important numbers, or where you live.Keep your location safe. Never share where you live or where you are with anyone. It is important to...

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