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4 Tips For Buying Cyber Liability Insurance

Jan 02, 2020

When you buy a house or a car, you’re sure to purchase adequate insurance to protect both in the case that something bad happens. For your business, I'm sure you also have insurance to protect various aspects of it.  I wish I could say that this ...

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11 IT Buzzwords You Should Be Aware Of

Nov 07, 2019

More and more, IT is becoming buzzword after buzzword and (no pun intended, my apologies to Google's parent company) the alphabet soup of acronyms. While it's unreasonable for any of us in the industry to expect that those not in the industry to use ...

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

Jul 05, 2019

We know that the cost of technology for your organization can quickly add up. In addition to your initial technology investment, you have the ongoing costs related to IT services like monitoring,  maintenance, support, backup, and cybersecurity ...

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Why Vulnerability Management Is Important for CPAs

Sep 20, 2018

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

Jul 31, 2018

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

Jul 12, 2018

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

Jul 10, 2018

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

Jul 05, 2018

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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Ending Distributors’ Costly Reactive Approach to IT Services

Ending Distributors’ Costly Reactive Approach to IT Services

Jun 29, 2018

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’

Jun 27, 2018

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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Finding the Balance Between Cybersecurity & Convenience

Jun 20, 2018

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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