Cyber security breaches have been flaring up globally impacting elections, major corporations, foreign governments and even national security organizations. The message is loud and clear. Hackers are thriving at the expense of millions of innocent hard working people. We all need to be aware of this and look for ways to protect ourselves better.
Rest assured that at MG&A we operate in an advanced and highly secure technological environment. Features such as redundancy, data encryption, virus protection, cyber security protection and 24-hour system monitoring are integral components to not only our technology infrastructure but also our wealth management process. That's right! We believe protecting your wealth isn't just about a well-diversified portfolio, but also includes a well-fortified defense around your data, information, and identity.
What about you? How secure is your technology? Statistically speaking, 70% of you will read this blog post through a mobile device. Not surprisingly, tablets and cellphones have become the treasure trove to hackers. Why? YOU make it too easy for them... unknowingly of course. Even a locked iPhone can give hackers very damaging information about you.
We're here to help! Below are two links containing easy to follow instructions to protect yourself by securing your mobile devices and reducing your vulnerability to hackers. There are separate procedures for iPhone users and Android devotees (courtesy of JP Morgan).
Please share this with family and friends so we can collectively dial down the unnecessary surveillance in our lives. Protecting our identity, security and family are far more important than Siri reminding us to pick up the dry cleaning every Wednesday. Really?! Take a hike Siri...I know you’re listening!