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Top 3 Reasons Why LA Investment Advisors Need Network Penetration Testing

Investment advisory firms make attractive targets for cyber attackers, so security compliance practices are mandated the SEC and other regulatory bodies. To properly assess the effectiveness of a company’s IT security and response time, its managers ...

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How an IT Risk Assessment Protects LA Investment Advisors

Cyber-attacks pose a threat to all businesses, but their impact on those in the financial services industry is especially severe. Unauthorized access to sensitive data can leave investment advisory firms on the hook for hundreds of thousands of ...

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Choosing Convenience Over Security

So often when working with clients, you can tell how seriously they take security right there in the middle of the discussion. While security is always a trade off - between uber-secure and ease of access and cost. IT people will err on the side of ...

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How LA Investment Advisors Use Vulnerability Testing to Protect Their Assets

The threat landscape has transformed in recent years, and the trusted old combination of a firewall and anti-virus software is no longer adequate protection against more sophisticated attacks we’re seeing these days. A “belt and suspenders” approach ...

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Protecting Your Information in the Digital Age - Is Your Business Prepared?

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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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Security Warning: Windows Server 2003 - End of Life

When was the last time you cared about, or even thought about, the version of the operating system one of your servers was running? How mundane a thought is this? Well, if you're the IT guy or the one ultimately responsible for your company's IT, ...

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How LA Accounting Firms Are Securing Wireless Networks

While making every effort to ensure your applications are easily accessible to your staff (and increasing their productivity), it’s equally, if not more important to ensure that the information on your network is safe and secure. This is why ...

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How LA Accountants Can Improve Security for Mobile Devices

Accessing client data on mobile devices is becoming second nature to professionals in many industries. In most cases, we take for granted we won’t lose our phone, or have our data compromised in a coffee shop or airport. The subject of security for ...

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LA Wholesale Companies Don't Need Network Security (Wrong!)

“Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive,” wrote Andy Groves, former CEO of semiconductor giant Intel. In today’s connected world, a little healthy dose of paranoia might save wholesale companies from ...

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Best Practices for Protecting Your LA CPA Firm's Data

As a trusted advisor, safeguarding financial data on behalf of your clients should be an overriding concern as it requires taking on a great deal of risk. The most effective starting point for protecting your CPA firm’s data, is to not only ...

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