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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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What Your P@$$w0rd Should L00k Like!

When it comes to your password, how it looks often says a lot about you. Too often that is. Does your password tell a would be hacker your birthday? Your kid's birthday? Your favorite pet? What you like to do? Is part of it made up of an important ...

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How LA CPAs Use Vulnerability Testing to Protect their Assets

Whether your accounting firm has a network of fifty computers or five, knowing whether you have gaps in your network can save your assets. There are lots of bad guys out there and keeping your client data from leaking out through the cracks in an ...

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How an IT Risk Assessment Helps LA Distributors

Risk comes in two kinds – good and bad. A limited view of IT risk assessment as being centered solely on potential problems is effectively shutting out half of what Los Angeles distributors need to know. The fact is that risk in IT can go both ways. ...

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5 Reasons Why CPAs in LA Move to the Cloud

Software as a Service (SaaS) and/or cloud solutions offer a number of compelling benefits to CPAs who are ready and willing to adopt them. A move to the Cloud using SaaS solutions allows you to keep current with the latest in both technology and ...

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