Cybersecurity is becoming more and more important as Phishing scams grow in complexity. It is extremely important to be vigilant about potential cybersecurity threats. AN EXAMPLE You receive an email from a company you do business with saying there is an issue with your billing and you need to login to correct the issue and […]
In 2018, phishing attacks were identified as one of the leading cyber threats against financial institutions. To protect against this growing threat against both our advisors and clients, HighTower is committed to providing a robust cyber security awareness training program. Over the last several months, many training modules have been rolled out to help our […]
In our increasingly digital world we have more assets to protect and more doors to defend. While users can’t prevent every ne’er-do-well from gaining access in every instance, there are things that can be done to slow them down and hopefully throw flags so security concerns can be promptly addressed. The information provided in the […]
The Mega Millions and Powerball Jackpots are growing! How can you avoid ending up on a television show about how the Lottery ruined your life? 1. Don’t play the Lottery. It’s a waste of your money. The odds are greater that you’ll be killed by a shark or struck by an object falling from the […]
Cybersecurity threats are evolving, and cyber criminals are employing more sophisticated techniques to obtain personal and/or financial data. At HighTower, our cybersecurity program emphasizes the use of both technology and regular employee training to address cybersecurity topics and threats. However, we have realized that the responsibility for addressing cybersecurity is shared by all stakeholders and […]
A new Missouri law went into effect on June 1, 2018 defining how a fiduciary may be granted access to electronic records and digital assets. Illinois has a similar law already in effect. We can’t explain it any better than one of our attorney partners, Jennifer Davis with Greensfelder, did in this recent article in […]
While sitting in your office at work, you have the potential ability to find information on nearly anything with just a few keystrokes, control the temperature and lighting in your home, order groceries, transfer funds between bank accounts, and so much more. But are you doing even the basics to protect yourself online; especially your […]
When disaster strikes many people want to give back. But how do you know you are supporting a good cause? Carol L. Rogers, Managing Director and Partner at High Tower St. Louis explains the signs of donation fraud on FOX 2 News. Click here to watch the interview!
As part of our team’s commitment to serving you, we strive to provide you with information and resources to help you protect you, your family and your life’s work. Last Thursday, September 7, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced that the company experienced a data security breach that potentially compromised sensitive information for […]
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