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Why Image Backups are Ideal for Los Angeles CPAs

Has your Los Angeles CPA firm performed an image backup to protect your sensitive client data? Has your company ever experienced a hardware failure due to malware, a virus, or an environmental mishap like spilled coffee? A computer image backup ...

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Are Los Angeles Distributors Prepared for Disaster Recovery?

A good IT disaster recovery plan for a Los Angeles distributor can make the difference between going out of business or bouncing back. What does the word “disaster” mean to you – earthquakes, infernos, hurricanes and terrorist attacks? While these ...

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Why Data Leakage Should Matter to Los Angeles CPAs

Data leakage is the unauthorized transfer of information from a computer to outside of your Los Angeles CPA firm. As an accounting professional, information (or your client data) is the center of your world. Making sure your physical and electronic ...

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6 Reasons Why Wireless Mesh Networks are Best for LA Distributors

If you haven’t yet heard of them, wireless mesh networks are a new way of connecting the computers in the office for Los Angeles distributors. This compares to the conventional way of running cables around your loading bays, warehouse, and ...

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Why Los Angeles CPAs Should Use Dual Factor Authentication

Does your Los Angeles CPA firm use dual factor authentication, also known as two-factor authentication? A complex, unique password is good protection against having your data compromised by digital intruders. Regardless of how random your password ...

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LA RIAs: Have You Planned for Windows Server 2003 End of Life?

Are you aware of the Windows Server 2003 End of Life (EOL) date on July 14, 2015? After that point, support ends. Is your Los Angeles investment advisor firm still running Windows Server 2003? Be aware that new threats and vulnerabilities will not ...

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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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3 Wireless Network Security Tips for Los Angeles RIAs

As Los Angeles RIAs conduct business remotely, wireless network security is a big priority. Transmitting confidential client data over public Wi-Fi networks could spell disaster for a financial advisor. Cyber-criminals and other unauthorized users ...

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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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