LastPass Emergency Access: The Feature That You Didn’t Know You Needed
This article was originally published on Forbes on June 12th, 2019. As a tech-savvy individual, you know the importance of having unique passwords and not re-using the same passwords for multiple sites. And as the number of passwords you’ve memorized has continued to grow, you have read about the importance of using one of…Read More
Cybersecurity: The Do’s and Don’t’s of Working Online
A client recently approached us after being hacked. Her personal information was accessed through a corporate data breach, and someone logged into her bank account and requested $19,000 to be sent to a third party. This type of attack can happen to any of us. While it’s impossible to guard against every type of cyber…Read More
Social Media Mistakes While Traveling
You may not know it, but you’re telling the world you’re not home Are you the kind of person to make sure there’s a light or two on while you’re away for a week? Maybe you even have a timer or the technology to switch it on and off. If that’s the case, why do…Read More
What Does A Laptop Ban Mean for You?
The U.S Transportation Security Administration recently lifted it’s ban on laptops and large electronics for flights from several Middle Eastern countries. For the time being they have increased security protocols and requirements for airlines, but that does not mean the ban is going to be completely out the window for future flights. It could very easily…Read More
How are you protecting my information?
This is one post in a series based on our “Tough Questions for Your Advisor.” Each post covers one of the important topics we discuss with our wealth management clients. Today’s topic is: How are you protecting my information? Cyber criminals have a powerful arsenal of tools they can use to attack your identity and financial data. There are…Read More
IRS tax scams, phishing, and how to protect yourself
You just returned from a busy day at the office, when you receive a threatening voicemail. Your caller ID says it’s the IRS, and someone filed a fake tax return on your behalf, wanting to claim your refund. They ask you to call back with your Social Security number to verify your identity before discussing…Read More
4 New Cyber Threats: Now It’s Personal
Imagine your social security number is sitting somewhere in a government or retail database, and that database gets hacked. Your personal information is sold on the black market to a cyber criminal, who opens up a credit card in your name, racks up a significant amount of debt and ruins your credit. While tools like…Read More