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3 Phishing Examples That We Can All Learn From

Phishing: It sounds like such an innocuous term. But, every year, phishing attacks are responsible for billions of dollars in costs to businesses worldwide. These attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are being delivered more ...

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3 Data Breaches That Impacted Financial Advisory Firms

One of the most frequent concerns with prospective and current clients is the concern about the rise of data breaches affecting financial advisory firms and other financial industry businesses. Financial advisory firms are a prime target for many ...

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How Internet Threat Protection Can Help Prevent Ransomware

Ransomware: It can make a good day bad, or a bad day significantly worse. Ransomware, or malware that encrypts the data on your network, servers, and/or devices, holds your information hostage for a price (often demanded in bitcoin or another form ...

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Improve Inventory Management Systems for LA Distributors

How IT Support Can Improve Inventory Management Systems for LA Distributors

I frequently hear from distributors in the Los Angeles area who are seeking ways to make their operations more agile, efficient and want to improve their quality. In today’s increasingly globally competitive environment, it’s more important than ...

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The Importance of Having a Managed Antivirus

An unfortunate truth about many businesses today is that they believe it can’t happen to them. What is “it,” you may wonder? “It” is the data loss, brand image risks, and other issues that are encompassed in a variety of cybersecurity concerns, ...

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Why Every Small to Midsize Business Must Have a Firewall

In today’s hostile online environment, it’s imperative for businesses of every size to actively make an effort to protect themselves from cybersecurity threats. This is especially true for small- to mid-size businesses (SMBs) whose employees think ...

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The Latest Badge For Girl Scouts: Cybersecurity!

Although I never thought I would find myself writing about the Girl Scouts on a blog about cybersecurity and managed IT services, I’m actually quite excited to say that I have a good reason to do so. This fall, the Girl Scouts of America will debut ...

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Is Your Accounting Firm Protected from Malware Attacks?

I am often approached by Los Angeles accounting professionals who share their questions and concerns about how to protect their accounting technology and computer systems from malware and other cyber crime threats. This is an understandable worry ...

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Financial Cyber Threat Sharing Group Phished

With cybercrime on the rise and no intention of hackers stopping their efforts, you would think companies would be taking obsessive and excessive precaution when it comes to their cyber security. Yet, here we go again…almost. On February 28 the ...

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The Truth Behind Your Company's Current Backup & Disaster Recovery Solution

I’m sure you’re probably familiar with Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong — and at the worst possible time. While the concept can apply to any number of situations, it absolutely applies to those situations that many companies ...

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Why LA Investment Advisors Need Layered Security

Once upon a time, firewalls and antivirus software were considered the norm for effective cybersecurity. But today, conventional firewalls and antivirus programs are no longer a strong defense against threats in a constantly evolving virtual ...

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