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CPAs Select Security as the Top Technology Priority

According to a recent article in the Journal of Accountancy, securing their information ranks as the top priority for US and Canadian CPAs. This from a finding of the 25th Anniversary North American Top Technology Initiatives Survey released by the ...

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How LA CPAs Benefit from a Security Threat Assessment

As an accounting professional, you spend much of your time analyzing your clients’ fiscal stability and providing insights as to their readiness to weather the road ahead. With your expertise into the strategies which keep businesses afloat, and ...

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Top 5 IT Security Mistakes Made by Los Angeles Manufacturers and Distributors

IT may stand for information technology, but the whole value proposition of IT for Los Angeles manufacturers and distributors is to improve your business by increasing revenue or decreasing costs.  Naturally, a couple of side benefits include having ...

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3 Reasons LA Investment Advisors Need a Security Threat Assessment

These days, every business faces a certain level of exposure to Internet-based threats. Given the serious consequences of a data breach, financial services firms in particular have a duty to limit or manage these threats to the fullest extent ...

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3 Mobile Security Best Practices for LA Investment Advisors

LA investment advisors rely on smartphones, tablets, and laptops because they enable busy financial professionals to conduct business from anywhere and at any time. But this valuable portability also makes these devices easier to lose or steal, ...

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6 Must Read Tips for LA Distributors on Network Penetration Testing

They want to get inside your IT systems. Theft, control, and sabotage are all motivations for attackers seeking to exploit “attack paths” leading them to your data assets, your bank accounts and your system super-user privileges. Those attack paths ...

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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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Two Easy Ways to Cure Your Vulnerability to Phishing

As like most things, when it comes to security many of the people responsible for companies think about things in terms of big ticket items. What I’ve seen too often is people wanting to address their security concerns spurred on by the latest ...

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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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Top 3 IT Security Mistakes Made By LA Investment Advisors

If it isn’t already, IT security should be a primary concern for every registered investment advisor. The reports of successful cyber-breaches, such as the Anthem incident, demonstrate the risks presented by criminals operating online. Data can be ...

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What Your P@$$w0rd Should L00k Like!

When it comes to your password, how it looks often says a lot about you. Too often that is. Does your password tell a would be hacker your birthday? Your kid's birthday? Your favorite pet? What you like to do? Is part of it made up of an important ...

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