Don’t Pay the Hacker’s Ransom
Advisory firms are being hit with ransomware viruses. Before paying up, try these steps first.
Advisors, Get Paranoid: Your Firm Is a Hacker’s Candy Store
Hackers don’t just want money. Financial advisors have access to valuable information, not to mention connections to other advisors with their own assets and information.
Computer Viruses—They Happen to Me, Too!
Recently, I was reminded that if I don’t follow my own advice and best practices, computer issues will happen to me, too.
Use Technology to Protect Clients' Personal Information
Clients may tell you how important it is for their personal information to be protected. What a lot of them don’t realize is that much of their information—some very personal and specific—is readily available on the Internet, usually free of charge.