What’s the passphrase?

To prevent hacking, we are often prompted to create “strong” passwords, which may include a numeric figure or symbol. But, have you ever considered going a step farther and using a passphrase? According to a SANS Institute newsletter, passphrases are, “Phrases or simple sentences that are easy to remember, but…

Q&A: Giving back in the Pittsburgh region

According to a recent report, charitable giving was on the rise in 2015, with a record-setting $373 billion in donations. Rebounding from recession figures in 2008, charitable giving has continued to trend upward over the years, indicating that donors deeply value their philanthropic commitments to causes of personal importance. As…

Upgrades to our platforms

We are excited to share that we have made upgrades to our portfolio accounting system and trading platform. We understand the importance of staying current with the latest software and making sure our clients have access to what we believe are the best platforms our industry has to offer. Both…

Cybersecurity roundup

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so we’re offering readers a recap of the most important cybersecurity posts we’ve put together courtesy of The SANS Institute. In today’s digital age, when most communication occurs via the internet, it’s imperative that people take precaution. Preventing a potential phishing attack Email serves…

Email do’s and don’ts refresher

Today, email is the predominate form of communication for many. With cybersecurity being a top concern, it’s worth reviewing email do’s and don’ts to make sure you’re taking precaution when communicating digitally. The latest newsletter from the SANS Institute reminds us that there are many common email features that could…