As part of our efforts to keep our clients safe, we will alert you when cybersecurity risk is particularly high or when specific fraud threats have emerged that you’ll want to be aware of. With the coronavirus outbreak, there has been a substantial increase in cyberfraud attacks. According to our cybersecurity consultant, the number is possibly the largest ever seen around a single theme. Fraudsters are upping their game and playing on our fears and our desire to help.
Remember, the no. 1 defense against them is people, not technology. Once you’re aware of these attempts and know how to spot them, you’ll be in the best position to prevent them.
Here are some of the new attempts our IT and cybersecurity consultants have identified lately:
How to protect yourself:
This is a good time to remind yourself of all the usual ways to protect yourself against common attacks, especially around your finances:
This is what we do to protect your financial information:
Please reach out to your Litman Gregory Advisor if you have any questions about these updated cybersecurity threats or the steps that we’re taking to protect your information.
The Litman Gregory Masters Funds are now PartnerSelect Funds
Effective July 31, Litman Gregory Masters Funds will be operating under a new name: PartnerSelect Funds. While the existing funds will be renamed to reflect the updated family name, each funds’ sub-advisor lineup, ticker symbol, and CUSIP will not change.
Insight Newsletter—Second Quarter 2020
In an effort to deliver our quarterly communications more promptly and reduce our use of paper, we are excited to announce that an electronic version of our Insight Newsletter will be shared on our website going forward.
A Message from Litman Gregory’s CEO
In June, CEO Steve Savage sent a letter to the firm to underscore Litman Gregory’s stance against racism and for inclusion. We feel it is important to share excerpts of his internal communication so that our clients and friends know where we stand on these meaningful issues.