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Why CPAs in LA Must Prioritize Network Penetration Testing

With vulnerability assessments, an expert explores a network, website, or application, and locates a certain amount of potential exposures based on a set of goals. You take some pictures, report back on what you saw, and life goes on. Network ...

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3 Mobile Security Best Practices for LA Investment Advisors

LA investment advisors rely on smartphones, tablets, and laptops because they enable busy financial professionals to conduct business from anywhere and at any time. But this valuable portability also makes these devices easier to lose or steal, ...

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6 Must Read Tips for LA Distributors on Network Penetration Testing

They want to get inside your IT systems. Theft, control, and sabotage are all motivations for attackers seeking to exploit “attack paths” leading them to your data assets, your bank accounts and your system super-user privileges. Those attack paths ...

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iPhone Mobile Security Tips for LA CPAs

Up until about a year ago, iPhone users walked around with their Apple devices, fiercely proud of how their devices never seemed to get hacked. Then out of the blue, a number of celebrities had their iCloud accounts breached. Millions of iPhone ...

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3 Data Security Best Practices for LA Investment Advisors

For Los Angeles investment advisors, protecting data from information thieves and malware infiltration is a number one priority. The Anthem and Target breaches have demonstrated how vulnerable businesses can be to compromise, and investment firms ...

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6 Reasons Why Distributors in Los Angeles Move to the Cloud

It’s new and fashionable. But is that any reason to move to the Cloud for your IT resources and infrastructure? Los Angeles distributors that successfully adopt cloud services are likely do so for much more business-oriented reasons. Done correctly, ...

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Two Easy Ways to Cure Your Vulnerability to Phishing

As like most things, when it comes to security many of the people responsible for companies think about things in terms of big ticket items. What I’ve seen too often is people wanting to address their security concerns spurred on by the latest ...

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Top 4 Things CPAs in LA Can Learn from the Anthem Security Breach

The scale of the Anthem health insurance data security breach was historic. There were some 80 million client records which were compromised over a two month time period where Anthem’s database credentials were compromised. In some ways, it’s a ...

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Top 3 IT Security Mistakes Made By LA Investment Advisors

If it isn’t already, IT security should be a primary concern for every registered investment advisor. The reports of successful cyber-breaches, such as the Anthem incident, demonstrate the risks presented by criminals operating online. Data can be ...

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7 Data Security Policy Tips for LA Distributors

Data is the new gold dust. With the right data, you know who your customers and prospects are, where they are, what they want, how to communicate with them, and what the trends and opportunities are for your Los Angeles distribution company. ...

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How an IT Risk Assessment Keeps LA CPAs Data Safe

As an accounting professional, you provide your clients a great deal of advice on mitigating business risk. You help them document their successes, their failures, and assist them with preparing for unexpected financial “eventualities”. In this same ...

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