Cybersecurity Month | Keeping Financial Firms & Client Data Safe

Last Edited by: LPL Financial

Last Updated: October 25, 2022

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2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Month

As internet usage becomes a bigger part of our lives every day, so do threats to our technology and data online. Since 2004, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) have partnered to make October Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year’s theme “See Yourself in Cyber” focuses on the people side of cybersecurity showing you that although it may seem complicated, cybersecurity is really all about people, and everything you can do to keep yourself safe. Below, learn more about LPL Financial’s commitment to cybersecurity.

Keeping Your Client’s Data Safe

Staying aware of what cybercrime can look like is an essential part of keeping your client’s data safe. Simple steps like having a strong password, enabling multi-factor authentication (MFA), and watching out for phishing emails can help you stay cybersecure.

Keeping Your Business Safe

No business is too big or small to be a victim of cyber and ransomware attacks. Tips to protect your data include using anti-virus software, regularly backing-up your information, and being aware of scams criminals may use to attack your business. With the below information you can prevent cybercriminal’s access to the information they need to commit fraud.

LPL’s Commitment to Keeping Advisors and Clients Safe

At LPL, we take the security of your and your client’s data seriously. With industry leading tools that are only available to LPL clients, we embed security into every aspect of our platforms. If that’s not enough, LPL’s Cyber Fraud Guarantee ensures LPL will reimburse you for 100% of realized losses in your impacted LPL accounts, which were incurred directly as a result of unauthorized access to an LPL system.

Cybersecurity Is a Business Differentiator

At LPL, we take the security and privacy of our financial products seriously and embed security into the conception, design, and implementation of our platforms.

Keeping Client and Business Information Safe

Cyber-attacks are a serious threat to all businesses including financial services. Here are four ways you can help to keep your client and business information safe.

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