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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 »

New Cybersecurity Requirements for the Financial Service Industry

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a binding term sheet, mandating a minimum cyber security standard for financial organizations. The aptly titled, “Cybersecurity Requirements For Financial Services Companies” took effect on March 1, 2017. With only six months to meet compliance standards, many mid-tier and boutique businesses have been left scrambling for ... 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 »

2016’s Cyber Security Conferences: The Highlights

A number of the biggest events in the cyber security industry — Def Con, Black Hat and Security B-Sides — have wrapped up for 2016. And while most of the events could be thought of as important, a few really stick out as the moments to remember. You’re probably eager to hear about some of ... More »