Data Care: Know What BMS Does & Does Not Back Up

Sometimes you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. Take precautions to protect your data by making sure all of your data is getting backed up on a daily basis (Chapter 7 Handbook Chapter 5.G.3.e.5, page 5-16)! BMS backs up case data within the BMS software for all clients, and if you use one of our..

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Yahoo Security Breach Affects More than 1 Billion Accounts

Following a massive security breach announced in September, Yahoo has recently announced another security breach that may have affected more than one billion accounts. The incident is believed to have occurred in August 2013 where an “unauthorized third party” stole user data from what is believed to be more than one billion accounts. The data..

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Keep Your Data Safe While Holiday Shopping

Stay safe by making sure your data is protected whether you are out in stores or buying online this holiday season. With billions of dollars spent each year in holiday shopping, and scammers looking for new ways to access your information, it is more important than ever to take preventive measures in safeguarding your data…

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Password Do’s & Don’ts for Hack-Proof Online Accounts

The threat of cyber-attacks is truly scary – especially when you’re entrusted to keep PII secure day in and day out. You may be even more on edge with the recent news about large-scale information breaches from prominent companies such as Yahoo and Dropbox. What’s an insolvency professional to do? Never fear! Simply follow these Do’s and Don’ts for creating and maintaining online passwords to..

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Keep Backups on Beat to Stay Compliant

Sometimes case administration is all about keeping tempo with the checks and balances you need to maintain compliance with the Handbook. Check out how to keep your backups on beat to stay compliant and secure at all times. Backing up on a regular basis is essential – whether you use a desktop/server-based case administration solution such as..

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Stay Cool at 341(a) Meetings with Dropbox

Ever find yourself spending long periods of time printing or downloading documents for your next 341(a) meeting? We’ve all been there. This month, check out Dropbox, a quicker and easier solution to keep documents accessible so you can keep cool at your 341(a) meetings. Dropbox is a web-based online storage and file transferring service that..

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Remove QuickTime: No Longer Supported for Windows

If a tool is broken or malfunctioning and poses a danger, you should discontinue its use or throw it out before anyone gets hurt. This also applies to computer software. Apple has discontinued support for QuickTime for Windows after recently discovering two critical security flaws that could allow an attacker to run malicious code on the PC through..

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How-To: Unearth & Avoid Phishing Scams

Like pests in your garden, Internet scams can creep up when you least expect them, infecting your computer without your knowledge and compromising PII and your login credentials. Thus, it is important to stay vigilant and take measures to protect your accounts, especially from phishing scams such as requests to pay invoices or log into legitimate-looking banking websites. “Phishing” is a term..

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Keep Your Data Secure while on Spring Break

Whether you’re going away on Spring Break or just can’t wait to be outside at this time of year, when using a public Wi-Fi network to do your work or check emails, review the tips in this article to keep your data secure. When you log into a public Wi-Fi network, it is important to..

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Reminder to BMS Clients: Do Not Upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft is aggressively trying to increase adoption of it’s latest operating system—Windows 10. If you are currently using a PC, you may be seeing prompts to upgrade your system software. As we have relayed in previous communications, the BMS Hardware technicians would like to remind you not to upgrade BMS-issued computer equipment to Windows 10..

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