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Windows 10: Day One - The Initial Reaction

Is it the beginning of the end or just the beginning? The pundits are talking. The commercials have been playing over and over again.  Today is the release date for Windows 10. So, have you downloaded and installed your upgrade yet? Before you do, I ...

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3 Reasons Why Los Angeles CPAs Need Secure Passwords

As a Los Angeles CPA, you probably know that you need secure passwords, but do you understand why? The simple explanation is to protect information on devices and applications such as laptop and desktop computers, smartphones and tablets, email ...

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How VMware Horizon View Improves ROI for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs) are becoming a more common resource in Los Angeles investment firms, and it’s easy to see why. Static desktop PCs are converted into virtual workspaces that can be accessed anytime and from anywhere. Both ...

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Why LA CPAs are Using Multi Factor Authentication for Cloud Apps

If a bank were secured merely by the lock on the front door, would you think the bank manager was careless or short-sighted? More typically, a bank will have a highly secure safe, alarm systems, security pass cards, and lots of locks. Would you ...

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Wireless Mesh Networks: the Only Wireless Solution for LA RIAs

As satellite offices and telecommuting become more mainstream for Los Angeles RIAs, traditional networks pose certain problems. A handful of wireless hotspots or wired connections will not be able to meet the needs of a geographically diverse ...

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How a Security Assessment Benefits Los Angeles CPAs

Security threats are constantly emerging, targeting businesses of all sizes. A security assessment will evaluate your Los Angeles CPA firm’s security posture. An assessment will provide your firm with: A roadmap to prepare your network to mitigate ...

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Do Los Angeles Financial Planners Need Image Based Backups?

For Los Angeles financial planners, reliable and secure backup methods are an industry mandate. Regulatory bodies require that all company and client records be copied and stored at a secure remote location and retrieved whenever reviews are needed. ...

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6 Network Penetration Testing Tips for Los Angeles CPAs

A skilled penetration testing expert can detect slightest cracks in your Los Angeles CPA firm’s technology infrastructure. Conducting penetration tests on your firewalls, hardware, and Wi-Fi might help you sleep better at night. Here are six ideas ...

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Dual Factor Authentication Tips for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Dual factor authentication (DFA) is a security protocol that requires Los Angeles investment advisors to provide two ways of identifying themselves to access information or assets. It uses two of the three potential authentication categories listed ...

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Los Angeles CPAs Save Time with Paperless Document Management

Is your Los Angeles CPA office feeling claustrophobic with filing cabinets full of paper files? Have you ever thought about the storage costs of physical records or considered paperless document management? The accumulation of paper files in your ...

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3 Mobile Device Policy Tips for Los Angeles RIAs

Mobile devices are now a central part of workplace communications. They allow Los Angeles RIAs to interact with clients and grow the firm from anywhere. However, the convenience and flexibility are also risky because smartphones and tablets can ...

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