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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 »

Is the Government the Weak Link in the Financial Sector’s Security Efforts?

After cautioning the financial sector about the critical threat hackers pose, the SEC is facing something of an ironic turn of events. The agency, along with the Commodity Futures Trade Commission, are increasing demands for data from financial organizations, for the purpose of closer monitoring. Financial firms and industry trade groups, however, have responded with ... 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 »

Can Your Financial Organization Survive in the Cloud?

For many companies, business isn’t headed into the cloud – it has already reached cruising altitude. Many firms have realized the access-anywhere agility, lighter tech footprint and simplicity of cloud services. In turn, they have moved their data, business applications and even full-scale software platforms off their internal servers and onto a commercial cloud system, ... More »