Email security is always important for RIAs. But we’re human and it’s easy to make mistakes as scammers get better and more sophisticated. Phishing emails increasingly look like they are coming from a credible source. It may look like an email from your boss asking you to send a wire to a new account.
Most of us get a handful of spam in our email inboxes every day. While spam can be a nuisance, it only takes a few minutes to delete or block it. But if you receive tens of thousands of spam all at the same time, not only will it take you time to deal with it, but they might actually be hiding telltale signs that you’re being attacked by cybercriminals. This tactic is called distributed spam distraction (DSD), and here’s what you need to know about it.
What is DSD?
A look at why it’s essential to encrypt emails, especially for RIAs that regularly use email to communicate sensitive data. Read more.
A lot of RIAs look for an email archiving solution to meet their compliance requirements. But the right solution will also help you deliver better service to your clients and make life easier for staff.
Compliance is just one of the reasons your RIA should have email archiving.
Securing your RIA includes a lot of small (but important) steps and multi factor authentication (MFA) is one of them. Security attacks that target weak or compromised login credentials are becoming more common and pose significant risk to many businesses.
The Android operating system (OS) relies on an open-source code that allows users and manufacturers to modify their phones’ or tablets’ OSs. The problem is Android’s open-sourced nature also makes it susceptible to cyberthreats. Recently, security experts found DEFENSOR ID — a new type of Android malware exploiting the system's Accessibility Services.
To achieve foolproof cybersecurity, you must make sure that every endpoint is protected from threats. That means securing every network, every server, every computer — and every printer. Because they’re easily overlooked, print devices can be exploited by hackers and used as an entry point to steal or modify data.
RIAs that use Microsoft 365 usually want the latest features of the productivity suite's apps. However, not all RIAs want to receive updates at the same cadence. Whether you prefer to receive new app features ASAP or get them only once a month, there’s a way to customize your preferences, thanks to Microsoft’s update channels.
Apple’s WWDC — and their scheduled preview of iOS 14 and other OS iterations — is just a few weeks away. But if you want to know some of the juicier things their next-gen operating systems have in store for you right now, then read on.
Nifty app tweaks
Apple is developing new features for some of its prominent apps, and these tweaks may just make the cut come September.
On April 21, Microsoft rebranded its Office 365 (O365) Home and Personal plans as Microsoft 365 (M365) Personal and Family subscriptions. The company’s officials describe the new bundles as "the subscription for your life to help you make the most of your time, connect, and protect the ones you love, and to develop and grow.