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Dual Factor Authentication Best Practices for Your RIA Firm

Apr 12, 2018

At its core, cybersecurity is a risk management issue for all modern businesses and organizations. As cyber attacks continue to increase, both in terms of their complexity and their frequency, it’s important for employees at every business to ensure ...

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3 Data Breaches That Impacted Financial Advisory Firms

Apr 05, 2018

One of the most frequent concerns with prospective and current clients is the concern about the rise of data breaches affecting financial advisory firms and other financial industry businesses. Financial advisory firms are a prime target for many ...

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Financial Cyber Threat Sharing Group Phished

Mar 14, 2018

With cybercrime on the rise and no intention of hackers stopping their efforts, you would think companies would be taking obsessive and excessive precaution when it comes to their cyber security. Yet, here we go again…almost. On February 28 the ...

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Why LA Investment Advisors Need Layered Security

Mar 08, 2018

Once upon a time, firewalls and antivirus software were considered the norm for effective cybersecurity. But today, conventional firewalls and antivirus programs are no longer a strong defense against threats in a constantly evolving virtual ...

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Data Encryption Best Practices for Los Angeles RIAs

Feb 02, 2018

Is your Los Angeles investment advisor firm protecting sensitive client information with data encryption? For investment firms, data protection is more than a company-mandated directive: it’s the law. Failure to protect sensitive information can ...

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How RIA Technology Can Improve Efficiency

How RIA Technology Can Improve Efficiency

Jan 25, 2018

Like many professionals across a number of industries, Los Angeles registered investment advisors (RIAs) may struggle to remember a time when they didn’t use RIA technology to manage their business and communicate with clients. The internet, along ...

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How Encryption Software Can Protect LA RIAs

How Encryption Software Can Protect LA RIAs

Jan 24, 2018

As an LA based Registered Investment Advisor there’s a good chance you’re doing as much as you can to protect the sensitive data you handle on a daily basis.  From firewalls and paper shredding, to system purges and strong passwords there’s a lot ...

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Investment Advisors Can Implement A Successful Business Continuity Plan

3 Ways RIAs Can Implement A Business Continuity Plan

Jan 22, 2018

Through business continuity planning, Los Angeles registered investment advisors (RIAs) can deliver important services to clients — even in the event of a disaster or another disruption. A firm can minimize threats and quickly rebound from ...

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Reducing Security Threats for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Jan 07, 2018

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 RIAs Make on Their IT Disaster Recovery Plan

Jan 05, 2018

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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Why Secure Passwords Are Critical For RIAs

Jan 02, 2018

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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