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How LA CPAs Save Money Using Thin Clients

Over the past few years, businesses have worked to take advantage of virtual desktops by leveraging thin clients for many compelling reasons. Some of the benefits of this sort of client/server configuration include: Reduced desk-side support ...

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Why CPAs in LA Must Prioritize Network Penetration Testing

With vulnerability assessments, an expert explores a network, website, or application, and locates a certain amount of potential exposures based on a set of goals. You take some pictures, report back on what you saw, and life goes on. Network ...

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iPhone Mobile Security Tips for LA CPAs

Up until about a year ago, iPhone users walked around with their Apple devices, fiercely proud of how their devices never seemed to get hacked. Then out of the blue, a number of celebrities had their iCloud accounts breached. Millions of iPhone ...

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Top 4 Things CPAs in LA Can Learn from the Anthem Security Breach

The scale of the Anthem health insurance data security breach was historic. There were some 80 million client records which were compromised over a two month time period where Anthem’s database credentials were compromised. In some ways, it’s a ...

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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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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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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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How the California Accounting Board Supports LA CPAs

Ensuring accounting firms adhere to a set of ethical business practices and are properly licensed to do business are key mandates for the California Accounting Board (CBA). The CBA has been protecting the reputation of its members since 1901, and ...

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How Adding Remote Offices Can Benefit Your LA CPA Firm

A remote office, or virtual office as they are often called, provide a number of benefits including: selecting from a wider range of talent by choosing from employees who live far from your office location reducing overhead by employing staff with ...

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3 Foolproof Data Security Policy Tips for Your LA Accounting Firm

Information privacy is one of the most critical factors of creating and maintaining a successful accounting firm. To be successful in this area, data loss prevention needs to be emphasized with employees from the top on a regular basis. Data ...

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Top 5 Mobile Device Security Best Practices for Accountants in LA

It is inevitable that you or your employees will want to, and possibly even need to access sensitive client data on a tablet or smartphone. Making judgement calls on “the five W’s” of client data access, based on the mobile device security best ...

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