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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 »

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 »

10 of the Most Dastardly Words in Cyber Security’s Wild West

“White hat” and “black hat” — which we use to distinguish ethical hackers from cyber criminals — come from old Western movies, where good guys would wear white hats and bad guys would wear black hats to make it easy on the audience. But the similarities between cyber security and the cinematic Wild West don’t ... More »

Hackers are the Financial Sector’s Biggest Threat

There’s no question that hackers are a big concern across all industries. News sources deliver a continuous stream of panic-inducing headlines about data breaches, and major consulting firms insist that cyber security should rank as a top priority for business. The risks are serious, and the damage can be catastrophic. Now, government officials are raising ... More »