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Why Vulnerability Management Is Important for CPAs

Vulnerability management is a critical, yet often overlooked, component of a Los Angeles certified public accountant’s (CPA’s) security posture. Protecting their clients’ sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) and financial data is a ...

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4 Ways CPAs Can Benefit from Password Managers

No matter how much organizations try to increase their cybersecurity stance, their efforts are virtually all for moot if they ignore one of the weakest (yet most vital) components of all: password security. Even as recently as this year, companies ...

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Why Your CPA Firm Needs Network Infrastructure Management

Like most small businesses, the expectations placed on in-house IT staff working at certified public accountant (CPA) firms in the greater Los Angeles area are increasing concerning network infrastructure management. As the industry and its related ...

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How CPAs Can Successfully Adopt Cloud Services

As a Los Angeles certified public accountant (CPA), people hire you for your financial acumen and not your IT knowledge or skills. This may mean that your firm is operating using a conventional but dated on-site IT system and server that can be ...

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Why Accounting Firms Need a BDR Solution

As a certified public accountant (CPA), you’re entrusted to protect the sensitive and valuable information of your clients. You can implement an intrusion detection system (IDS), use a firewall, and anti-malware and antivirus software — all of which ...

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Cost-Effective & Efficient Cybersecurity Tips for LA Accounting Firms

As a business owner, I understand the challenges and costs associated with running a successful business. However, as an IT security expert with more than 25 years of experience, I also know the importance of not cutting corners when it comes to ...

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Is Your Accounting Firm Protected from Malware Attacks?

I am often approached by Los Angeles accounting professionals who share their questions and concerns about how to protect their accounting technology and computer systems from malware and other cyber crime threats. This is an understandable worry ...

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How CPAs Can Avoid These IT Security Mistakes

Many Los Angeles Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) practice diligence when it comes to personal security. They lock their doors, install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes, and may even have a security system installed. ...

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How Accounting Firms Can Improve Client Data Protection

I need not remind you that your clients look to you, as their Los Angeles certified public accountant (CPA), to safeguard their information and financial data. Implementing comprehensive client data protection policies, procedures, and security ...

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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 7 Habits of Highly Successful LA CPA Firms

If you’re a certified public accountant (CPA) in Los Angeles and are looking for ways to improve your firm, I have put together some advice and examples of what some highly successful CPA firms are doing. After all, there are reasons why they’re ...

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