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Protect your network from watering hole attacks

With hackers continuously developing novel ways to infiltrate networks and steal user data, it is more crucial than ever to stay one step ahead of the curve. Protect yourself from cybercriminals by learning more about their methods. Here are some tips to deal with the threat of watering hole attacks:

What are watering hole attacks?

Watering hole attacks are used to distribute malware onto victims’ computers in a similar way phishing activities are conducted.

Exploring the human cloud’s benefits

Exploring the benefits of the human cloud

It’s an amazing time to start a business — not only can you take your ideas more quickly to the market, you can do so at lower costs and without the traditional barriers in hiring skilled workers. Talented contractors are now available via the “human cloud” and are ready to help you build and operate your RIA. Here's how your small - or medium-sized RIA can gain from it.

Simple ways to protect your email account

Everyone uses email as the central hub for their personal internet activities, but this also makes it an attractive target for cyberattacks. Email security is vital to your RIA’s survival, so applying these simple tips can dramatically reduce your exposure to hackers and malware.

Virtualized business: cost and benefits

Virtualization addresses many challenges that RIAs face when upgrading their hardware and network. That’s because deploying virtualized systems offers an affordable and flexible solution to a typically arduous problem. But before you invest in a virtualized infrastructure, consider the following costs and benefits.

IT terms you should know

Jargon can be intimidating if you’re dealing with IT issues and you’re not techy. Learning these basic concepts will help you next time you have a conversation about the technology at your RIA.

Malware

For a long time, the phrase “computer virus” was misappropriated as a term to define every type of attack that intended to harm or hurt your computers and networks.