4 Cybersecurity Tips From the FBI
Employees are “the weakest link in your security chain,” says FBI special agent Richard Jacobs.
Wells Fargo, Hearsay Social Roll Out New Tech Tools
The wirehouse boosts reps' tablet power, while the social media tech firm introduces a "universal" supervision solution.
The Benefits of Reverse Mentorship
Age sometimes begets hubris, a state of exaggerated self-confidence based on the belief that one has seen it all. As the abridged quote from Proverbs says, “Pride goeth before a fall.”
Five to Watch: The New School—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
By design, the 2015 edition of the IA 25—this year, the IA 35 for 35—is meant to take the long view, specifically looking at the people who have influenced the industry in its first 35 years.
Social Media Use Up at Firms, but Texts Raise Compliance Worries: Survey
Compliance officers "have significantly lower confidence" in their ability to produce text messages upon request versus other types of electronic messaging, Smarsh poll finds.
How Super OSJs Bring Innovation to Broker-Dealers
While broker-dealer management is distracted by heavy-handed regulation, BD producer groups (aka super OSJs) are providing multiple new benefits to reps.
Taxpayers’ Private Data Stolen From IRS Website
Identity thieves hack information of 104,000 taxpayers and net $50 million in fake refunds.
SEC Wants Big Form ADV Changes
The SEC has approved a plan to require advisors to provide more data on separately managed accounts, branch offices and social media on Form ADV.
The Digital Advocate: Your LinkedIn Centers of Influence
Advisors shouldn't just dabble in social media. Embrace LinkedIn in particular to reach COIs and professional advocates.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35
These advisor advocates, investors, politicians and thought leaders have stood out over the past 35 years and will influence financial services for decades to come.