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RIAs Make Great Targets for Hackers, Cybersecurity Cop Says

After more than 30 years of managing technology in high-level positions in a variety of industries, Wes Stillman founded Lenexa, Kan.-based RightSize Solutions in 2002. It was the first provider of outsourced technology management and cloud-based cybersecurity...

Should RIAs buy cybersecurity insurance?

As the head of a cybersecurity management firm, I have built an entire business around protecting RIA technology systems and their data. My livelihood depends on getting cybersecurity right for my own firm and for my clients. A breach of any sort could be catastrophic...

Wes Stillman interviewed on C-Suite Network

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What RIAs should learn from BlackRock’s data leak

Wealth management companies are collecting more data about clients than ever before, intending to transform how advisors serve clients. But in the wake of the BlackRock’s massive data leak, questions arise about how well financial services firms are securing sensitive...

What Alexa Really Means for Wealth Management

Advisors in the past year have likely caught fintech demos at wealth management conferences demonstrating how they and their clients can introduce voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa into the planning process. Learn more about In|Vest West: Dec. 6-7 Big firms...

RightSize Finds Right Growth with Wealth Management Tech Solutions

Lenexa-based RightSize Solutions had been growing steadily since its founding in 2002, but CEO and founder Wes Stillman wasn’t satisfied. He knew the tech company had reached a point of scale, and it was time to put his foot on the gas. That was about four years...

SEC Adds Cybersecurity Bite to its Bark

Regulators are done warning firms about data security and Voya receives a first nip The charges against Voya Financial Advisors earlier this week, which resulted in the company paying a $1 million settlement, makes clear that the Securities and Exchange Commission is...

How RIAs Can Tackle Cybersecurity to Fit Their Firm Size and Growth

In today’s world of web-based solutions and mobile devices, it’s more likely that investment advisors will be cyberattacked, than they will be audited by the Securities and Exchange Commission, at least according to research from RightSize Solutions, a provider of...

New RightSize Shield & Cybersecurity Policy Template Announcement

RightSize Solutions Brings Secure, Fast and Flexible Managed Technology Environment to Independent RIAs with the New RightSize Shield New Cybersecurity Whitepaper and Policy Template Give RIAs More Cybersecurity Resources Lenexa, Kan. – Sept. 12, 2018 – In one...

Data Encryption Done Right

RIAs are increasingly aware that electronic communication with clients, custodians and vendors needs to be locked down. Whether they are taking the right steps to encrypt data is another story. Other Articles: Cybersecurity For Small RIAs • Securities America Advisors...