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Raising Tech Savvy Kids

Jun 11, 2015

By Chris Keller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

From cell phones to iPads, kids are exposed to gadgets and gear at younger and younger ages. While the Internet is a wonderful place for learning and entertainment, it can pose dangers if precautions are not taken. Being a wise parent and empowering tech savvy kids to be safe is a high priority. When you decide what age is appropriate,

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How to Stay Secure on Public Wi-Fi

Jan 28, 2015

By Chris Keller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Did you know January 28th is Data Privacy Day (DPD)? DPD creates awareness about privacy and educates everyone about how their information may be collected and the benefits and risks of sharing personal information. In an effort to support DPD, here are some simple steps you can take to help make sure your data is safe on open public Wi-Fi.

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Advice to Help You Stay Safe Online

Oct 30, 2014

By Chris Keller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Celebrated every October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to be more secure online. In today’s environment, it’s likely you are concerned about the safety of your private information. Whether it’s because you’ve recently shopped at a store who has reported a security breach or because your email was hacked,

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Leveraging Technology to Combat Sandy

Nov 2, 2012

By Chris Keller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

A recent article in BusinessWeek focused on how recent technology movements like mobility and cloud computing are helping firms carry out business continuity plans for disasters like Hurricane Sandy. With a seemingly annual “storm of the century” being prepared to keep the business running is growing in importance.

Here at Edwards, although many of our offices in the Northeast were offline for days,

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Meeting with the Client on their terms

Jun 20, 2012

By Chris Keller, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

For years, the Internet has been driving the trend towards self-service. Whether it’s how we shop for goods and services, how we interact and communicate with each other, or how we carry out business. Clients and their investments are affected here too. At Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., we recognize that more now than ever, clients want to interact with their advisor on their own terms.

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