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How CPAs Can Avoid These IT Security Mistakes

Many Los Angeles Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) practice diligence when it comes to personal security. They lock their doors, install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes, and may even have a security system installed. ...

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iPhone X: How to Make Your Investment Last

The world’s first smartphone, the IBM Simon Personal Communicator, truly was a technological marvel when it first hit the market in 1992. Combining the technology of a cell phone and a personal digital assistant (PDA), it was unlike anything else on ...

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Why Your Company Must Have A Computer Use Policy

Outlining a comprehensive computer use policy is critical to defining your organization’s rules of engagement in today’s technologically sophisticated workplace. Without a clearly defined policy, you’re essentially allowing the animals to run the ...

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How to Celebrate ‘Clean Out Your Computer Day 2018’

National Clean Out Your Computer Day (COYCD), which falls on the second Monday each February, provides a great excuse to clean up those files and folders you’ve been neglecting over the past several months (or years). Everyone needs a little TLC ...

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9 LinkedIn Features Professionals Should Utilize

There can be no debate that LinkedIn has had a significant impact on the way people search for jobs and prospective employers, as well as how employers look for prospective employees. LinkedIn is the leading online professional network with more ...

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The Importance of Cyber Liability Insurance

I think it’s pretty safe to assume that virtually every business has at least one computer. In fact, it’s safe to say that nearly every employee at every computer company has a computer. These technological marvels help to make a number of daily ...

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Data Encryption Best Practices for Los Angeles RIAs

Is your Los Angeles investment advisor firm protecting sensitive client information with data encryption? For investment firms, data protection is more than a company-mandated directive: it’s the law. Failure to protect sensitive information can ...

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The iOS Bug That Freezes Your iPhone with a Message

The once-believed to be “unhackable” Apple iPhone has another cybersecurity gap that can lead to phones freezing and restarting — all from receiving a simple text message According to a Mashable article, software developer Abraham Masri discovered a ...

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WannaCry Ransomware: How It Affected So Many Businesses

It’s the worst nightmare for any IT professional. Your company’s system is hit by a ransomware that you don’t see coming. The screen-sized message covers your screen so you can’t type or operate the system. The cryptoviral infection holds your ...

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How Accounting Firms Can Improve Client Data Protection

I need not remind you that your clients look to you, as their Los Angeles certified public accountant (CPA), to safeguard their information and financial data. Implementing comprehensive client data protection policies, procedures, and security ...

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How RIA Technology Can Improve Efficiency

Like many professionals across a number of industries, Los Angeles registered investment advisors (RIAs) may struggle to remember a time when they didn’t use RIA technology to manage their business and communicate with clients. The internet, along ...

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