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Cybersecurity AI Is Not That Intelligent…YET

Here’s some simple logic that is not lost on anyone: “You don’t buy a padlock for the stable after the horse is stolen.” In running my company, I’m often tempted to wag the proverbial finger at client’s who back burner their cybersecurity responsibilities. I usually stop short for three reasons: One, I’d be doing a ... More »

EQUIFAX 143: The Burning Wound

The Equifax data breach. You’ve heard enough, right? Yeah, 143 million people had their private information stolen, yadda yadda. We get it. It happened. Back to business? No, not at all. It’s time to take a closer look at an epidemic that is going to impact nearly everyone. From this breach alone, there will be ... More »

4 Tips to Improve Your Cyber Security Confidence in 2017

Cyber security threats are a daily concern for all financial organizations as hackers are constantly searching for ways to compromise your firm’s systems and steal its data. And just when you think you’ve seen the worst, another mega breach comes along to raise the bar. It’s a jarring, but accurate reality for many financial firms. ... More »

A Financial Firm’s Security Breach Survival Guide

From account numbers and personally identifiable client information to investment algorithms and trade secrets, financial firms have an awful lot of data to protect. And any firm would agree that best outcome of their cyber security efforts is to prevent unauthorized access of this data. Unfortunately, even financial institutions with state-of-the-art cyber defense programs in ... More »

5 Critical Cyber Security Measures for Hedge Funds

While not more than two years ago, hedge fund managers were getting by with just a cursory nod to cyber security, the past year has seen the pressure build intensely on these firms. While funds move their operations to the web and cloud platforms, hackers have started targeting them with sophisticated new attack methods. Government ... More »