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Why LA Distributors Need a Security Threat Assessment

Running a busy Los Angeles distribution company without knowing how well you would stand up to security threats is like driving fast in a car that left the factory untested. If a bump in the road sends a wheel flying off, be prepared for a rough ...

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5 Tips for LA Distributors on Mobile Security

There are invaders among your employees and they’re crunching your distributor data. They’re hiding in jacket pockets, purses, and briefcases. They come from the planet Mobile, an alien world where users don’t think or behave like traditional IT ...

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7 Mistakes LA Distributors Make on IT Disaster Recovery Plans

Is there any part of your business that does not depend on IT in some way? Nowadays even the coffee machine in the hall has a processor in it. Your IT systems help you manage your stock, run your warehouse, manage your orders, bill your customers ...

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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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How LA Manufacturers and Distributors Use Vulnerability Testing to Protect Company Assets

What could possibly go wrong today for Los Angeles companies who manufacture, distribute, or wholesale goods and services? From an IT perspective, just about everything! Databases, servers, workstations, tablets, phones, scanners, warehousing ...

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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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6 Reasons Why Distributors in Los Angeles Move to the Cloud

It’s new and fashionable. But is that any reason to move to the Cloud for your IT resources and infrastructure? Los Angeles distributors that successfully adopt cloud services are likely do so for much more business-oriented reasons. Done correctly, ...

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7 Data Security Policy Tips for LA Distributors

Data is the new gold dust. With the right data, you know who your customers and prospects are, where they are, what they want, how to communicate with them, and what the trends and opportunities are for your Los Angeles distribution company. ...

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How an IT Risk Assessment Helps LA Distributors

Risk comes in two kinds – good and bad. A limited view of IT risk assessment as being centered solely on potential problems is effectively shutting out half of what Los Angeles distributors need to know. The fact is that risk in IT can go both ways. ...

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Top 6 Things LA Distributors Can Learn from Anthem's Security Breach

How would your company handle a bill for over $100 million following a security breach? That was the likely impact of the theft of data early in 2015 from Anthem, the second-biggest US health insurance provider. Anthem confirmed that as many as 80 ...

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How Successful LA Wholesale Companies are Moving to the Cloud

Cloud computing services have a feature that conventional enterprise IT can never have. Unlike in-house hardware and software licenses that come in indivisible lumps (you can’t buy half a server), with the cloud you can take as little or as many ...

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