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Are Your Passwords Hack-able?

Example of a strong password system that appears to be difficult, but is very easy to manage: Choose a two word phrase, words that don’t seem to go together, i.e., salt tick Link the two words together by using the first two letters of the website you are visiting, i.e., for Amazon use saltAmtick, Chase…

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Leroy Howard 90th Birthday

RHSB celebrated founding partner Leroy Howard’s 90th birthday (July 10) on Monday July 11, 2016. Although retired, Leroy still comes to the office often. He is beloved by the employees as he is always smiling and enthusiastic.   Our roots in Dallas began in 1955 when Richard Roach, our founder, sold his first insurance policy. …

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EY EOY 2016 Awards

RHSB is proud to be a sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program. This awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. RHSB executives help companies each year with the nomination process. EY Entrepreneur Of The…

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Richard Roach in Memoriam

Roach Howard Smith & Barton’s Founder Richard H. Roach In Memoriam It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Roach Howard Smith & Barton’s founding partner, Richard H. Roach. We express our deep sorrow and condolences to Richard’s family and friends. Richard was not only RHSB’s founder and leader for more…

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Disaster Relief Effort

Please Join RHSB and Support Disaster Relief Effort Like so many of our friends, family members, and neighbors here in North Texas, our hearts go out to all of the victims of the recent weather events in the North Texas Area, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. With so many lives affected the need for relief…

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RHSB Corp Event 2015

RHSB rewards its employees with a special annual corporate event to bring employees from both the Dallas and Fort Worth offices together to enjoy some entertainment, socializing, and of course food and drink. This year’s event was held on December 10, 2015 starting at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and ending at Seasons 52…

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Cybersecurity & Traveling

HOW OFTEN DO YOU TRAVEL FOR WORK OR PLEASURE? The majority of us do so quite frequently and yet we give little thought to how we keep our identity and data safe while doing so. To keep us informed and vigilant during our travels, Assurex Global asked its “go to” resource for digital forensics and…

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Best Practices Agency 2015

RHSB Retains Status for 2015 Best Practices Agency Roach Howard Smith & Barton (RHSB) has retained its status as part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group. Each year since 1993,…

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Social Engineering?

Social Engineering? What is Social Engineering – Recognizing the Threat and Fixing the Real Problem In today’s corporate America we find ourselves in an ever-evolving war against a flourishing variety of threats. Threat actors performing Denial of Service attacks, Phishing Schemes, and Malware distribution look for and exploit breaks in systems. As victims, there are…

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Lynn Lodge joins RHSB

Lynn Lodge joins Roach Howard Smith & Barton as Assistant Vice President of Employee Benefits. In her role as Account Executive for the Employee Benefits department, she is responsible for supporting new business production through assisting the Sales Executives, cultivating effective relationships with clients, and directing a team of Account Managers who service clients.

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