Does your RIA firm need to back up SharePoint?
If you’re a registered investment advisor (RIA), then you need to back up SharePoint. It’s that simple. But do you need 3rd-party backup tools? Read on to find the right solution for you. You likely rely on this platform to store and share important data with clients, employees, and other stakeholders. But what happens if […]
Tips for RIAs: Why and how to separate your work and personal accounts
As a registered investment advisor (RIA) or financial advisor, you understand better than anyone how important it is to safeguard your clients’ data. And when you’re working remotely, it’s critical to take extra steps to secure that information — especially on personal devices. Although it may be convenient for you and your staff to use […]
FAQs on upgrading to Windows 11 for RIAs
Is your registered investment advisory (RIA) firm considering upgrading to Windows 11? If so, you’re likely wondering about the potential implications. What new features will you have access to? How long will the upgrade take? What will happen to your files and applications? Below, we answer these and other most frequently asked questions about upgrading […]
First contact safety tip: The Microsoft security feature your RIA needs
Phishing continues to be one of the most common security threats today, and anyone who uses digital communication channels can become a victim. Registered investment advisors (RIAs) and financial advisors who primarily rely on emails should be extra vigilant and take steps to create a secure environment for transmitting sensitive information. Microsoft’s first contact safety […]
Laserfiche vs. SharePoint: Which is better for your RIA?
As a registered investment advisor (RIA), you’re completely aware that managing your data is essential to your success. To accomplish this, you need a system that can securely store information and help you quickly locate documents when needed. Two popular options for RIAs and financial advisors are Laserfiche and SharePoint, but which is the better […]
Cybersecurity insurance: What it is and why your RIA firm needs it
Cybersecurity insurance is becoming an increasingly common requirement for organizations of all types and sizes. And for good reason — it’s a safety net at a time when data breaches are incredibly costly and disruptive to both business and client. Registered investment advisory (RIA) firms are no exception. As the data held by RIA firms […]
What should your RIA’s tech stack include?
A well-designed tech stack is critical for any registered investment advisor (RIA). With the right technology in place, you can streamline operations, increase efficiency, and provide better customer service. However, it can be difficult to figure out what solutions to include in your tech stack if you’ve never built one before. That’s why we’ve put […]
What’s the best document storage solution for your RIA?
If you’re in the business of providing financial advice to individuals and companies, then you know that a big part of your job is managing client documents. You need a reliable document storage solution that can help you stay organized and keep track of everything while also giving easy access and sharing options for your […]
How to keep your RIA firm’s data safe from disgruntled employees
In recent years, plenty of high-profile data breaches have made the headlines, from the Snowden Leaks to the 2022 Cash App data breach. Many of these breaches were carried out by former employees who had access to sensitive data and decided to misuse their privileges. As a registered investment advisor (RIA), you have a wealth […]