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Social Engineering and Ways to Mitigate Susceptibility

By Lisa Thomas CPIA, CISR, CWCC on May 11, 2020 6:45:00 AM


Social engineering: two words that are increasingly being talked about in normal, day-to-day conversation.

If you are like me, when you first heard the term, you likely thought of something different than what this really encompasses. Let’s unpack the term a bit and explore the meaning behind words.

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What's The Risk - Crossing State Lines

By Gibson on Sep 12, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Michigan and Illinois recently legalized the recreational use of marijuana. This patchwork of laws, coupled with federal law that still criminalizes marijuana, leaves many employers wondering what they can prohibit and test for in the workplace.

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What's The Risk: 4th of July

By Gibson on Jul 3, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Celebrating one of the nation's most historical holidays can be festive, but has the potential for risk. So we bring you a look at the 4th of July by the numbers with interesting statistics and facts. As with any holiday celebration, have fun and stay safe!

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What's The Risk Summit - Wednesday, May 22

By Gibson on Apr 17, 2019 6:37:19 AM

We are excited to host the 2019 What’s The Risk Summit on Wednesday, May 22 at the Century Center in South Bend. Our goal at Gibson is to provide you information on topics relevant to YOUR business.

We have identified those key topics and will bringtogether industry experts to educate and answer all of your questions. We hope to see you there! 

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

By Gibson on Apr 8, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Each year, National Work Zone Awareness Week brings attention to these safety, mobility, and constructability issues. As a driver, you must use extra caution in work zones to keep yourself and others safe. 

Topics: Construction Construction & Surety Commercial Risk Management Risk Management Services WhatsTheRisk
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Ode to Employee Ownership

By Tim Leman on Oct 5, 2018 6:30:00 AM

In August of 2009, I was named President of Gibson. The fourth one in our entire history. Most of you remember what it was like in our country back in 2009-10. "The Great Recession" was crippling our economy. Companies were laying off large chunks of their workforce or closing their doors entirely.

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Turning The Page

By Tim Leman on Sep 7, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Our lunch was great. It was like the twenty years had never passed. We talked about our wives (only good things of course), our families, and certainly business. I laughed hard more than once as he shared anecdotal parenting stories from the past two decades. His sons, teenagers when I began working for him right out of college, were now grown men with wives of their own.

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Attitude & Effort

By Tim Leman on Aug 17, 2018 6:30:00 AM

About a year into my tenure at Gibson, I was named to the Leadership Team and responsible for our revenue and growth in a “Chief Growth Officer” role. Not only was I new to Gibson, I previously had no technical knowledge or career experience in two of our three business units. Before my first major meeting with our group, I was already hearing the whispers about this newly created role and my (lack of) qualifications to be in it.

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Sexual Misconduct and D&O Claims

By Gibson on May 21, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Today we’re sharing insight from guest blogger Kevin LaCroix, attorney and Executive Vice President, RT ProExec. We hope you enjoy Kevin's wisdom and perspective.

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Employee Experience & Technology: Rising Employee Expectations

By Gibson on May 16, 2018 6:30:00 AM

We hosted What’s The Risk: The Impact Of Technology On The Employee Experience on May 10, 2018 at Notre Dame - South Bend and on May 11, 2018 at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum - Fort Wayne. Our speakers were phenomenal and our audience took away a lot of valuable information from their presentations. One common topic among all the presenters was the rising technology expectations from employees.

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