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Choose Security Over Convenience Every Time

Choose Security Over Convenience Every Time

Our job is to make the best security that the industry has to offer available.  We also believe it is our responsibility to educate you on how this security works -- and warn you of the inherent risks in not using it properly.  We strongly recommend NOT...

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Cybersecurity and the Coronavirus

Cybersecurity and the Coronavirus

This week, the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Secret Service issued guidance around coronavirus-related phishing scams. They identified phishing emails “the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to entice...

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Access Control: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Access Control: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

One of the unintended consequences of the advent of the cloud has been the rise of cybercrime. Think about it, not that long ago your employees and clients only had the ability to access the most sensitive data from a private server in the confines of their office...

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How to View Cybersecurity in 2020

How to View Cybersecurity in 2020

As we head into 2020, we believe this article summarizes a trend we think will continue to gain momentum. We’ve always believed that cybersecurity should be looked at a lot more than just checking off a box but rather an integral component in providing holistic advice...

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Did you know this month is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have...

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Is Your Right-Hand Talking to Your Left-Hand?

Is Your Right-Hand Talking to Your Left-Hand?

Arguably two of the most important and interrelated business practices for any RIA are those firms that support compliance and technology. However, often, you find firms taking a silo service approach, resulting in the RIA not effectively managing either of these...

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Keeping Clients Cyber Safe

Keeping Clients Cyber Safe

Cyber fraud is on the rise, with high net worth individuals natural targets due to their wealth and the level of exposure that attracts. More so than other, high net worth individuals have broader circles of "Associated Persons" e.g., financial advisors, accountants,...

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Is Cybersecurity Part of Your Value Proposition?

Is Cybersecurity Part of Your Value Proposition?

Is Cybersecurity Part of Your Value Proposition? With the daily news featuring the latest data breach, it’s easy to take a doom and gloom view and focus on the negative or more salacious stories. However, I think this is missing the point by not seeing there’s an...

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How Total Commitment Drives Innovation at RightSize

How Total Commitment Drives Innovation at RightSize

I view ‘total commitment’ as the fuel that runs our engine.  This commitment takes many forms, including the level of service we provide clients, educational materials and thought-leadership to the industry, and continuous improvements to our products and services. To...

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Get Your Mojo Runnin’

Get Your Mojo Runnin’

In our last blog, we discussed providing the highest of level of service to our clients requires constantly altering the way we think. That also is true for the investments we make in both our infrastructure and who and how we engage with supporting firms and...

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3 Things We Are Doing to Change the Industry Standard

3 Things We Are Doing to Change the Industry Standard

In my last blog I quoted Yogi Berra ‘When you come to a fork in the road, take it’.  Another quote, from Albert Einstein, ‘The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.’ has always stuck with me and...

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