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Richey May launches cybersecurity services to protect hedge funds from malicious attacks

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 09:05

Richey May Technology Solutions, a division of Richey May & Co, has developed a comprehensive cybersecurity program specifically designed to assist hedge fund managers in addressing critical cybersecurity compliance requirements, including NYDFS.NYCRR.500, GLBA, and SEC rules related to information security. »

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Cybersecurity incident response: Before, during, and after

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 15:57

Incident response planning has become a key requirement for all types of businesses, not just financial firms, as people try to maintain a strong security posture in the face of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. Knowing how to achieve this, however, is a detailed exercise in which companies must invest sufficient attention.  »

Ron Borys, Crystal Financial Institutions

Crystal Financial Institutions launches hedge fund cybersecurity solution

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:58

Crystal Financial Institutions, a division of Alliant Insurance Services has launched a new cyber solution specially tailored to hedge funds that addresses numerous aspects of cyber risk management, including security management, insurance, crisis management and legal support. »

Cybersecurity

The risks of ineffective patch management

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 07:06

A string of high-profile ransomware attacks in recent years, led by the WannaCry attack in May 2017, has led to a growing awareness among the business community on the importance of proper patch management.  »

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G4S launches cryptocurrency secure vault storage

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 09:20

With the rise in the popularity and value of cryptocurrencies around the world in recent years, G4S has developed an innovative new service offering high-security offline storage that helps to protect assets from criminals and hackers. »

Olivia Munro, EzeCastle Integration

Seven questions to help you evaluate your firm's IT vulnerabilities

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 08:06

By Olivia Munro, EzeCastle Integration – With Cybersecurity Awareness Month steadily approaching in October, there's no time like the present to evaluate your firm's IT vulnerabilities and take steps to mitigate these threats. When looking for vulnerabilities in your organisation's IT, there are questions you can ask yourself to help you pinpoint the vulnerabilities and remediate the findings. Continue reading for 7 questions to ask yourself when beginning to evaluate your IT security. »

Seven steps to create a business continuity plan

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 16:49

By Amanda Daly, EzeCastle Integration - When confronted with unexpected business disruptions, alternative investment firms must react swiftly, methodically and successfully or else risk significant financial loss. This level of response requires extensive business continuity planning to ensure allspects of a firm’s business are evaluated and protected. In this blog, we will help you create a Business Continuity Plan and help you identify which threats pose a risk to your firm.  »

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Omniex and Gemini partner to deliver high-performance infrastructure to support institutional investors

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:55

Omniex, an institutional investment and trading platform for crypto-assets, and Gemini, a regulated institutional crypto exchange, have cross-connected in Equinix’s low-latency NY5 data centre which caters to large financial institutions and electronic trading ecosystems. »

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IIS attacks increase from 2k to 1.7m over last quarter according to threat report

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:43

IIS, Drupal, and Oracle WebLogic web technologies experienced increased attacks in Q2 2018. According to a new threat report from eSentire, the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, IIS attacks showed a 782x increase, from 2,000 to 1.7 million, since last quarter. »

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Crystal offers new hedge fund cybersecurity solution

Mon, 08/10/2018 - 10:08

Crystal Financial Institutions, a division of Alliant Insurance Services, has launched a new cyber solution specially tailored to hedge funds that addresses numerous aspects of cyber risk management, including security management, insurance, crisis management and legal support. »

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