Do You Need a Password Manager?

Posted by Sean Mackey

July 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM

According to a recent Dashlane blog post, the average American has 130 online accounts—each of which needs a unique, strong password to be safe. You could write these passwords down or store them in one file, but then you’d only be creating a “key of all keys.” Imagine the damage that could be done if the wrong person had the master key to your sensitive information.

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Topics: Information Security

Cybersecurity Challenges for Financial Advisors

Posted by Michael Sundberg

March 23, 2016 at 1:30 PM

When it comes to cybersecurity, these are unprecedented times. Unfortunately, breaches and hackers are the new norm. Further, regulations require that you, as a business owner, take the responsibility to keep your clients' information and identities safe. But safeguarding the vast landscape of security risk takes commitment, an understanding of risk exposure, and investment of time and resources. So, where do you start?

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Topics: Information Security

Take Control of Your Inbox: Tips for Managing Your E-Mail

Posted by Jim Flanagan

November 25, 2015 at 1:30 PM

I can recall the day back in the late ’90s when I set up my first e-mail account. At the time, using e-mail, or even having a computer with Internet access, wasn’t the norm. Unlike today, you couldn’t assume another person had e-mail, and if you were to ask, the question was often met with a curious look and a shake of the head.

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Topics: Information Security

5 Tips for Creating a Strong Password

Posted by Michael Sundberg

November 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM

As a financial advisor, you help your clients understand that investing alone is not enough; they must also focus on managing risk (e.g., in the form of insurance). Well, that same, sound advice also applies to your business. Creating a strong password is one of the easiest ways you can kill two birds with one stone: safeguard your clients’ data and protect your livelihood.

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Topics: Information Security

Green and Secure Best Practices for E-Waste Disposal

Posted by Michael Sundberg

November 18, 2015 at 1:30 PM

New technology brings new functionality, new efficiencies, and new possibilities to our personal and professional lives—but it also brings new problems. One of those problems is electronic waste (i.e., e-waste), as well as determining best practices for e-waste disposal.

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Topics: Information Security

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