How to Password-Protect Zip Files

Zip files are a fast and easy option when you want to protect files from being accessed by casual users. While the technology behind them is quite old, and they don’t have the security required to protect extremely sensitive information, they’re great for compressing and sharing large amounts of data in easy-to-transport folders.   The … Read more

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mergers and Acquisitions: What You Need to Know What are Mergers and Acquisitions? Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is the general term for the transaction wherein a company or assets of a company are consolidated into another company or business entity through various types of financial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, tender offers, purchase of assets, … Read more

Audit Logs

What Are Audit Logs? An audit log (also known as an audit trail) is a chronological, secure record, or set of records, that provide evidence that activities or a sequence of activities have affected an operation, procedure, or event. In other words, when any change is made to a system’s behavior, that change is documented … Read more

Document Retention and How It Can Help Your Business

Document Retention and How It Can Help Your Business According to newly revised rules from the US government, document retention and a good document retention policy is essential. Document retention refers to the way that companies can retain, review and destroy documents possessed and created by the business. What is a Document Retention Policy? A … Read more

What is an Accretive Acquisition?

What is Accretive Acquisition? An accretive acquisition is an acquisition that increases the acquiring company’s earnings per share (EPS). These acquisitions benefit the company’s market price because the price paid by the acquiring firm is lower than the financial boost that the new acquisition is expected to provide to the acquiring company’s EPS. As a … Read more

How Secure is Email?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How Secure is Email? Ray Tomlinson sent the first email in 1971, which later earned him a spot at the Guinness World Records. Fast-forward to now and email is the most ubiquitous Internet communication tool. It’s tough to imagine a world without email because of how much we rely on the technology. In fact, … Read more

Top 9 Business Valuation Methods

Your company is an important asset. Learning its true value is necessary as you prepare for a Merger and Acquisition process (M&A). Evaluating a business is science that demands the application of smart valuation methods. However, keep in mind that buyers and sellers alike use different business valuation methods to assess companies. So several buyers … Read more

The Top 5 Near-Term Predictions for Virtual Data Rooms in 2019

As the world of fintech continues on a trajectory of evolution and disruption over recent years, the industry has become a hot topic in media and among companies using the technologies.   A 2018 executive survey (http://newvantage.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Big-Data-Exe cutive-Survey-2018-Findings.pdf) found that nearly 80% of top executives feared that their firms were at risk of disruption and … Read more

Virtual data room

Why Virtual Data Rooms Are Becoming a Business Standard The increasing accessibility of virtual spaces has prompted a corporate shift from hard copy to digital documents. In fact, the widespread embracing of this technology has created the need for secure forms of sharing between various organizations. To accommodate this, the virtual data room (VDR) has … Read more