Security Tips – Hovering Over Links

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Security Tips – Hovering Over Links By Jonathon Bishop, Security Analyst How can you tell if an email contains harmful viruses? Typos, poor grammar, urgent messages or even a spoofed domain are common red flags, but the most critical tell-tale sign of a phishing email: a mismatched or fake URL. Why is hovering important? What can it do for you? …

Cybercrimes: Tips for Protecting Yourself

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Cybercrimes: Tips for Protecting Yourself By Jonathon Bishop, Security Analyst Cybercrimes have exploded in recent years, with perpetrators coming from nearly anywhere in the world. No one is safe. Not individuals. Not large institutions. It will, therefore, be a shared effort on all levels to keep our systems and information safe. Cyber security holds a wide range of challenges, from …

Securities Service Network names Joe Simpson Chief Information Officer

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— Leading Independent Broker-Dealer’s Promotion of Veteran Tech Executive Reflects Continued Importance of Technology Strategy in Firm’s Support to Financial Advisors — KNOXVILLE, TN (March 30, 2017) –Securities Service Network, Inc. (“SSN” or “the Firm”), a leading independent broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, today announced that Joe Simpson has been named to the newly-created position of Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. …

Tech Updates

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Tech Updates By Joe Simpson, Vice President of Technology Fall is in full swing here in East Tennessee and we have several exciting technology initiatives that are being implemented. Project Fusion Project Fusion has begun rolling out in phases. Approximately 1/3 of the advisors are on the new platform. By December 12 it will be rolled out to 2/3 of …

Exciting Technology Updates

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Exciting Technology Updates By Joe Simpson, Vice President of Technology This fall is shaping up to be a very exciting time for SSN technology. Over the next several months there are several new updates and enhancements that will be delivered. The first is the rollout of our new advisor technology portal, Project Fusion. There are also updates to the Encompass …

“Welcome” and “Password” – How to Make Sure Your Password is Secure

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“Welcome” and “Password” – How to Make Sure Your Password is Secure By Brandon Hill, Technology Specialist Passwords have become a daily battle for many of us. Every website, application, and device has a different password in a different format you must remember. Some get changed regularly and some go stale from not being used. Because of this, passwords can become …