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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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6 Data and Technology Trends to Look For in 2018

Here we are at the start of a new year. It’s a time when the year is essentially still a blank slate and full of potential for exciting new data and technology trends in 2018. It may even be the year that Tesla finally delivers its Model 3 electric ...

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How Encryption Software Can Protect LA RIAs

How Encryption Software Can Protect LA RIAs

As an LA based Registered Investment Advisor there’s a good chance you’re doing as much as you can to protect the sensitive data you handle on a daily basis.  From firewalls and paper shredding, to system purges and strong passwords there’s a lot ...

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GDPR Compliance: A Checklist of What You Need to Know

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a form of data privacy regulation that was agreed upon by the European Parliament and Council in April 2016, will come into effect and replace the existing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC ...

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Investment Advisors Can Implement A Successful Business Continuity Plan

3 Ways RIAs Can Implement A Business Continuity Plan

Through business continuity planning, Los Angeles registered investment advisors (RIAs) can deliver important services to clients — even in the event of a disaster or another disruption. A firm can minimize threats and quickly rebound from ...

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Why You Need a Secure Network

After what was a record-setting year of cyber attacks and cyber crime, two of the most common questions I’m answering these days are: 1) “We have a firewall, so my network’s secure, right?” or 2) “You guys are monitoring my network, so it’s secure, ...

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Two Factor Authentication is Where the Future Lies: Is Your Business Prepared?

After last year’s record-setting rate of cybercrime and data breaches, I’m sure you’d agree that login security is important for any business and individual. However, not many business owners know the difference between a standard security password ...

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6 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Managed Security Services

I think we can all agree how scary running the technology for a business is these days with all the cyberattacks, hacks, ransomware, and other cybersecurity threats happening and how much they’ve increased over the past several years. What’s even ...

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The 5 Top Cyber Attacks That Left Businesses Exposed in 2017

Cyber attacks: These are two simple words that can send shivers down the spines of business owners, government leaders, and everyday consumers alike. It's hard to believe the scale and breadth that cyber attacks had on the public in 2017. It was a ...

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6 Steps to Protect Your Online Financial Information

These days, it’s pretty much the norm for people to conduct more and more financial transactions online. The business to business (B2B) online retail market is expected to reach revenues of $6.7 trillion — double the estimated size of the ...

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Reducing Security Threats for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Security threats are a primary concern for the financial services industry. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently discussed the increasing number of attacks targeting RIAs and broker-dealers. FINRA is now auditing more firms to ...

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