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7 Critical Reasons Why You Need to Backup Office 365

When it comes to backing up your business' data, these days there's no excuse for failing to do so — whether you use on-site servers or cloud solutions. Backups ensure that you have a copy of your data and files available should the unthinkable ...

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5 Tips for LA Investment Advisors to Manage Their Social Media Accounts

A recent survey of four-hundred financial advisors revealed that nearly half of them not only use some social media (such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn), but also leverage the advertising aspect of these platforms as well. And of that total, ...

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Why Your Company Must Have A Computer Use Policy

In today's technically complicated workplace, having a comprehensive Computer Use Policy is a must have for every business. Without it, there's simply no way to effectively define your organization’s rules of engagement. Without a clearly defined ...

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8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

8 Ways to Protect Your Law Firm From Ransomware

Ransomware. Even the mention of the word sends shivers down most IT support people's spines. The only thing worse than being told that you've been infected by a virus preventing you from getting to anything on your network, is being told that you ...

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How Technology Checklists Takes You to the Next Level

In one of my favorite books, “The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right,” surgeon and author Atul Gawande shares that one of the reasons professionals fail to accomplish what we set out to do is because of “necessary fallibility.” Because we ...

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What's a File-Sync System and Why Does Securing It Matter?

Access to information and, thus, file sharing is a must these days in any modern organization. However, the type of file-sync system that you’ll want to use to make this information sharing a reality will primarily depend on the type of applications ...

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3 Key Reasons Why It's Important to Perform Recurring System Clean Up

Keeping your computer systems functioning and operational is essential for the success of every business or organization regardless of industry or size. Thankfully, the ongoing tasks associated with making sure this happens is best accomplished ...

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Six Things to Avoid When Selecting an IT Service Provider

I can only imagine what it’s like when you realize it’s time to change your IT Service Provider (ITSP) — you're fed up because your current IT provider is failing you to the point that you know you need to change. Now, the challenge is finding the ...

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Finding the Balance Between Cybersecurity & Convenience

Cybersecurity threats are on the rise with each passing year, bringing higher levels of incidents that threaten businesses of all sizes. Whether you’re the smallest “mom and pop” business or are among the largest international corporations or ...

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Investment Advisors Can Implement A Successful Business Continuity Plan

3 Ways RIAs Can Implement A Business Continuity Plan

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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4 Common Mistakes RIAs 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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