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    Secure Document Sharing Strategies for the Investments Industry

    Business needs within the financial services industry have accelerated research and development of many technology innovations. The cloud is one realm which has advanced, because of the need for: Frequent collaboration on large, complex document files The need to maintain trusted versions of these files from creation and negotiation to sign-off, and beyond. Rapid growth […]

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    The Opportunities of Cloud Computing for the Legal Industry

    Businesses in the professional services industries started recognizing the cloud as a viable solution for their data and content management needs earlier than many others. Lawyers and law clerks need to consume and publish many documents in their daily routines. Secure document sharing in the cloud provides a great way to store, collaborate and access […]

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    Artificial Intelligence is changing M&A

    In the search for new ventures, investment firms routinely conduct thorough research as part of their investigation. The goal of this extensive research phase – or due diligence process – is to discover every aspect of the company, as the parties selling or seeking funding are not always entirely forthcoming with information. The results of the research will influence the sale likelihood, investment sum, and terms.

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    How to sell your business from deal marketing to due diligence

    You never know when a good selling opportunity will come up, so it’s always a good practice to groom your business according to some clear best practices and be ready to make that life changing transaction instantly. Constructing an environment surrounding your business where you can assure potential buyers that things are running smoothly is a […]

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    What do Phishing Attacks Really Look Like?

    Hackers using phishing attacks as a security breach method are often sending email messages to users giving the impression they’re representing a company you’re conducting business with, such as a financial or banking institution, or a web service you’re using. Common Phishing Attack Tactics Although the general perception is phishing attacks look fake and everyone […]

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    Dropbox’s biggest data breaches and hacks

    Although  a great number of businesses uses Dropbox as their primary file hosting service, few people know how secure their corporate files are. Dropbox is not as insecure as some skeptics would suggest, but recent headlines about data breaches make us question its reliability for business usage. Why Dropbox Breaches Happen?         Anyone can access Dropbox shares […]

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    Top Cyber Security Risks Affecting M&A Deals

    Businesses of all kinds are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Lloyd’s estimated that businesses lose up to $400 billion per year due to data breaches. With the recent growth in mergers and acquisitions activity — 2015 was the biggest year for M&A ever, according to the Wall Street Journal — deal activity is drawing the attention of cyber criminals. Although there was always the risk of deal information leaking, now that documents are shared electronically, the possibility of unauthorized access to documents is greatly increased.

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    Tops Apps for M&A in 2016

    Deals can get stalled for virtually endless reasons. That’s why it’s important to minimize any potential problems on your end by staying organized, informed, and communicative throughout the whole process. That can be hard, but fortunately there is a growing number of apps geared toward M&A professionals to make their lives easier and their work more effective. Here are five to check out in 2016.

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