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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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Top 3 Reasons Why LA Investment Advisors Need Network Penetration Testing

Investment advisory firms make attractive targets for cyber attackers, so security compliance practices are mandated the SEC and other regulatory bodies. To properly assess the effectiveness of a company’s IT security and response time, its managers ...

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Top 6 Things LA Distributors Can Learn from Anthem's Security Breach

How would your company handle a bill for over $100 million following a security breach? That was the likely impact of the theft of data early in 2015 from Anthem, the second-biggest US health insurance provider. Anthem confirmed that as many as 80 ...

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How an IT Risk Assessment Protects LA Investment Advisors

Cyber-attacks pose a threat to all businesses, but their impact on those in the financial services industry is especially severe. Unauthorized access to sensitive data can leave investment advisory firms on the hook for hundreds of thousands of ...

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How Successful LA Wholesale Companies are Moving to the Cloud

Cloud computing services have a feature that conventional enterprise IT can never have. Unlike in-house hardware and software licenses that come in indivisible lumps (you can’t buy half a server), with the cloud you can take as little or as many ...

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