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4 Reasons We Need a Paul Revere For Cyber Attack Warnings

As our world becomes increasingly digital and connected, the U.S. Congress recently approved the passing of the Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act of 2017, which is also known as the “Hack DHS Act.” According to the Act, which aims to ...

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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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How to Increase Your Application Security

Improving the cybersecurity of your registered investment advisor (RIA) firm should not be limited to protecting only the most critical systems. Improving application security to make systems as secure as possible is achieved by fortifying the ...

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Surprising Password Guidelines from NIST You Should Know

Surprising Password Guidelines from NIST You Should Know

Think you’re up to speed on everything there is to know about managing passwords these days? What about staying compliant with password guidelines that are set by regulatory and non-regulatory bodies alike? It isn't easy, that's for sure. The ...

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Reasons You Should Avoid Public Wi-Fi Networks

3 Reasons You Should Avoid Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public wireless networks (public wifi, public wi-fi networks) and Wi-Fi hotspots provide unparalleled convenience to mobile and remote users who need internet access while away from their home or business network. However, these networks are ...

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Why Software Management is Critical to Your Cybersecurity-184105-edited

Why Software Management is Critical to Your Cybersecurity

The software components that are connected to your IT infrastructure and network are both an advantage and a threat to the security of your business or organization. When properly maintained, and patches and updates are applied consistently, various ...

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What Is the Dark Web and Why Does It Matter?

What Is the Dark Web and Why Does It Matter?

Even if they don’t necessarily know the specifics, many people at least have heard of something called the Dark Web. It sounds ominous, like it is potentially something out of a nightmare — and, for some, it is. Although the Dark Web does have some ...

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How Secure is Email on Microsoft Office 365

How Secure is Email on Microsoft Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 is among one of the most popular and widely-used office suites for small to mid-size businesses (SMBs). The cloud-based Office 365 subscription software and services, for which Microsoft guarantees 99.9% uptime, enable employees ...

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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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How Security Compliance Gives RIAs a Competitive Edge

Registered investment advisors (also written as registered investment advisers, or RIAs) have an incredible responsibility to secure and protect the data of their employees, clients, and investors — no matter whether they reside in Los Angeles, the ...

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