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Los Angeles RIAs Top Cyber Security Concerns

A recent study by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, revealed that cyber security is the number one concern for 46% of all financial institutions in the US. Internet-based threats brought about more worry than market policies, new ...

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How Paperless Document Management Increases Efficiency for LA RIAs

Keeping up with the daily influx of paperwork is a constant challenge for Los Angeles RIAs. Customer correspondence, invoices, receipts- they all create a mountain of documents that can make it nearly impossible to find a particular item or file. To ...

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How VMware Horizon View Improves ROI for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs) are becoming a more common resource in Los Angeles investment firms, and it’s easy to see why. Static desktop PCs are converted into virtual workspaces that can be accessed anytime and from anywhere. Both ...

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Wireless Mesh Networks: the Only Wireless Solution for LA RIAs

As satellite offices and telecommuting become more mainstream for Los Angeles RIAs, traditional networks pose certain problems. A handful of wireless hotspots or wired connections will not be able to meet the needs of a geographically diverse ...

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Do Los Angeles Financial Planners Need Image Based Backups?

For Los Angeles financial planners, reliable and secure backup methods are an industry mandate. Regulatory bodies require that all company and client records be copied and stored at a secure remote location and retrieved whenever reviews are needed. ...

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Dual Factor Authentication Tips for Los Angeles Investment Advisors

Dual factor authentication (DFA) is a security protocol that requires Los Angeles investment advisors to provide two ways of identifying themselves to access information or assets. It uses two of the three potential authentication categories listed ...

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3 Mobile Device Policy Tips for Los Angeles RIAs

Mobile devices are now a central part of workplace communications. They allow Los Angeles RIAs to interact with clients and grow the firm from anywhere. However, the convenience and flexibility are also risky because smartphones and tablets can ...

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LA RIAs: Have You Planned for Windows Server 2003 End of Life?

Are you aware of the Windows Server 2003 End of Life (EOL) date on July 14, 2015? After that point, support ends. Is your Los Angeles investment advisor firm still running Windows Server 2003? Be aware that new threats and vulnerabilities will not ...

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3 Wireless Network Security Tips for Los Angeles RIAs

As Los Angeles RIAs conduct business remotely, wireless network security is a big priority. Transmitting confidential client data over public Wi-Fi networks could spell disaster for a financial advisor. Cyber-criminals and other unauthorized users ...

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3 Reasons Why Los Angeles RIAs Need Data Protection

Cyber-criminals are rarely picky when it comes to choosing targets. Practically all industries and company types have been subjected to damaging assaults. But the financial services sector is especially attractive to hackers because the amount of ...

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Are LA RIAs Prepared for IT Disaster Recovery?

Cyber-attacks, natural disasters, and system failures should be a source of major concern for LA RIAs because both can result in data loss and service downtime. These consequences have repercussions of their own: industry penalties, upset clients, ...

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