At the NAPFA Spring conference this week, it was mentioned several times that advisors may not be taking cybersecurity seriously. They think it won’t happen to them – as do many of their clients.
This information can be used by both you and your clients – don’t use free wi-fi in airports, coffee shops or hotels without proper security. Even a simple task of checking your email or Facebook page can allow someone to access your device and hijack your email.
Don’t use free wi-fi without doing so securely – use either a VPN or an application that creates a VPN. Or use a personal hotspot.