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6 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Managed Security Services

I think we can all agree how scary running the technology for a business is these days with all the cyberattacks, hacks, ransomware, and other cybersecurity threats happening and how much they’ve increased over the past several years. What’s even ...

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6 Tips for Improving Network Security for LA CPAs

Protecting sensitive financial data and tight network security often go hand-in-hand for any Los Angeles certified public accountant (CPA). Establishing a strong corporate computer network defense involves an arsenal of network security tools that ...

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The 5 Top Cyber Attacks That Left Businesses Exposed in 2017

Cyber attacks: These are two simple words that can send shivers down the spines of business owners, government leaders, and everyday consumers alike. It's hard to believe the scale and breadth that cyber attacks had on the public in 2017. It was a ...

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6 Steps to Protect Your Online Financial Information

These days, it’s pretty much the norm for people to conduct more and more financial transactions online. The business to business (B2B) online retail market is expected to reach revenues of $6.7 trillion — double the estimated size of the ...

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Reducing Security Threats for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Security threats are a primary concern for the financial services industry. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently discussed the increasing number of attacks targeting RIAs and broker-dealers. FINRA is now auditing more firms to ...

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4 Common Mistakes LA Investment Advisors Make on Their IT Disaster Recovery Plan

Information Technology (IT) disaster recovery planning (DRP) is a critical component of any successful business in today’s digital age. However, many Los Angeles investment advisor firms make mistakes while planning and implementing their plans — ...

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6 Things To Know About the Spectre And Meltdown Security Exploits

It seems the internet is all abuzz with news of the latest cyber security flaws and how, literally, the sky is falling. That said, it's hard to really know where the truth lies. Don't get me wrong, this is serious. There are reports that every CPU ...

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Why Secure Passwords Are Critical For Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Having secure passwords could help eliminate enormous risks for Los Angeles investment advisors. If a password is not secure, a single flimsy word or phrase is all that stands between a hacker and your client’s data. Secure passwords are complex. ...

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6 Things the SEC Cares About When Assessing RIA Security

If your firm already has been subject to an audit, you’re aware of what the SEC is looking for during their visits. If you’ve yet to be audited, the idea may inspire feelings of dread or concern. As scary as it may be, it’s important to understand ...

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7 Tips for Success of Prosperous LA RIAs

Some of the most successful registered investment advisors (RIAs) in Los Angeles share key traits with the most successful RIAs around the country. Naturally, areas such as security, compliance, and operational efficiency are always top of mind. ...

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Top 9 Causes of Data Breaches

Verizon recently released a report of the top 9 causes of data breaches so far this year. While some are highly sophisticated attempts to access large systems, or direct ways to steal money, a lot can be learned for small business from these trends ...

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