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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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Are LA RIAs Prepared for IT Disaster Recovery?

Cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and system failures should be a source of major concern for LA RIAs because both can result in data loss and service downtime. These consequences have repercussions of their own: industry penalties, upset clients, ...

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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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7 Data Encryption Best Practices for LA CPAs

According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and popularized by Wikipedia, data encryption is defined as encoding information so that only authorized parties can read that information. While it’s fairly simple in concept, many CPAs in LA ...

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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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Moving Your LA Wholesale Company to Office 365

Is the deployment and maintenance of Microsoft Office software really of strategic importance to your company? For most Los Angeles distributors, the answer is no. Microsoft applications are tools – useful ones at that – for you to get work done, ...

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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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How LA Investment Advisors are Securing Mobile Devices

The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend is here to stay. Los Angeles investment advisors are using their smartphones and tablets for business purposes. While this is great for productivity and saves the firm money, how are you securing mobile ...

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5 Ways LA Distributors Use Social Media Accounts

There are probably as many ways for a Los Angeles distributor to use social media as there are to use Microsoft Excel. That said, a social network is not the same as a spreadsheet application. Social networks are all about connecting and interacting ...

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How Your LA CPA Firm Benefits from Office 365

Whether you are a Los Angeles accounting firm with a staff of five or fifty, Microsoft Office 365 provides a very compelling cloud-based office productivity suite. Office 365 subscribers can choose packages that include combinations of:  Hosted ...

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3 Social Media Account Management Tips for LA Investment Advisors

Most financial advisors have heard the old maxim that more than 90 percent of heirs engage new advisors after they receive an inheritance. While disconcerting, this represents an opportunity for Los Angeles investment advisors who engage prospects ...

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