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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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8 Technology Apps Everyone Should Use

Technology applications (technology apps) for smartphones and other mobile devices have become a part of everyday life for many users. The broad category of “mobile apps” can include tech apps for iPhone, Android devices, Windows, and other ...

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3 Reasons Why RIAs Need to Budget for IT Services

As a Los Angeles registered investment advisor (RIA), you have the critical duty of protecting not only your firm’s IT infrastructure and data, but your clients’ data as well. Employing effective IT services is just as important an issue now as it ...

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The Difference Between Running Your IT and Securing Your IT

When it comes to IT security and IT management for your organization, there's a significant difference between the types of professionals you can choose to hire. IT professionals typically fall into one of two categories — IT services and IT ...

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How RIAs Can Tell If Data is Being Sold on the Dark Web

It’s the worst fear of every registered investment advisor (RIA): Discovering that your information, or that of your clients, has been hacked and is being used by malicious users. This type of data breach can result in a loss of trust in your firm ...

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Six Things to Avoid When Selecting an IT Service Provider

I can only imagine what it’s like when you realize it’s time to change your IT Service Provider (ITSP) — you're fed up because your current IT provider is failing you to the point that you know you need to change. Now, the challenge is finding the ...

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Ending Distributors’ Costly Reactive Approach to IT Services

Ending Distributors’ Costly Reactive Approach to IT Services

As a distributor, it is always best to take a proactive approach concerning the creation and implementation of policies, procedures, and protective measures for your distributor technology. For example, let’s consider your fleet of vehicles: Should ...

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Increase Your Cybersecurity Defense with a ‘Human Firewall’

Did you know that most cybersecurity and data breaches occur because of people than a lack of technology? While it is important to do everything we can to improve the security of our technology, if we ignore the human weaknesses of IT security, ...

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4 Tips For Buying Cyber Liability Insurance

When you buy a house or a car, you’re sure to purchase adequate insurance to protect both of those properties in the case that something bad happens. For your business, you also are likely to have insurance for that property to protect your ...

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Finding the Balance Between Cybersecurity & Convenience

Cybersecurity threats are on the rise with each passing year, bringing higher levels of incidents that threaten businesses of all sizes. Whether you’re the smallest “mom and pop” business or are among the largest international corporations or ...

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The Cost of Doing Nothing – Why Your Old Hardware is Costing You

The cost of technology for your business or organization can quickly add up. In addition to your initial technology investment costs, you have the ongoing costs of IT services like maintenance, repair, data backups, and cybersecurity protection. ...

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