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LA Distributors: Are You Prepared for Windows Server 2003 End of Life?

Is it reasonable to assume you’ve heard about Windows Server 2003 End of Life? This major Microsoft product will no longer be supported after July 14, 2015. How will this affect your Los Angeles distribution company? Even with as many as 11 million ...

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What the Password Manager LastPass Breach Means to You

LastPass is the password management solution billed as "The Last Password You'll Ever Need." Well, this is a hard promise to keep when your response to being breached is to ask all of your customers to change their passwords.  That's right folks, ...

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LA CPAs: Ready for Windows Server 2003 End of Life?

Is your Los Angeles CPA firm ready for Windows Server 2003 End of Life (EOL)? If your accounting firm has been delaying the upgrade of your Windows Server software, July 14th should be a red-letter date on your calendar. After that date, there will ...

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The SEC's Latest Cybersecurity Guidance Update

If you weren't aware of it, back in April 2014 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Investment Management issued a directive detailing recommended cybersecurity policies and procedures for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs). ...

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8 Tips Los Angeles CPAs Need for Disaster Recovery Planning

Unexpected events like earthquakes can strike at any time. As a CPA in Los Angeles, you cannot afford to have your firm crippled by an unexpected event. Disaster recovery planning saves businesses. It protects them from the costly effects of ...

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How Los Angeles Distributors Secure Android Devices

Android devices bring Los Angeles distributors a host of new possibilities to work faster and smarter. Employees can use them to access corporate web-based applications from the warehouse. They can run native apps with sales catalogs, parts ...

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What the FBI Has to Say about Cyber Security

Thanks to the FBI for a informative seminar this morning about Cyber Crime, Security, and the impact it's having on their case load and our society at large. Without divulging too many secrets, it was interesting to learn more about what they're ...

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Why LA CPAs Use Cloud Data Backup Solutions

Is your firm considering a cloud data backup solution? Without an effective data backup plan, CPAs in Los Angeles put their data at risk. This can lead to compliance violations, fines, penalties, and unplanned downtime time if your data is lost or ...

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Top Strategies for Secure Passwords for LA Distributors

Passwords. Love them or hate them, Los Angeles distributors can’t live without them. There’s the password for your email account, for your shipping system, for your warehouse management app, for your CRM user profile… and many more. Passwords ...

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Wireless Access Best Practices for LA Investment Advisors

Wireless local area networks (LANs) are becoming more prevalent in Los Angeles financial advisory firms, offering a level of worker mobility and access flexibility that wired connections do not support.  But wireless connections are also more likely ...

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4 Business Continuity Planning Tips for LA CPAs

You worked hard to establish your Los Angeles CPA firm and to climb the ranks of the accounting profession to where you are now. You want to take care of your reputation and your clients’ privacy and profitability.  Establishing a predictable, ...

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