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“Radical change”: Covid-19 is ultimate stress test for hedge funds’ cybersecurity

“Radical change”: Covid-19 is ultimate stress test for hedge funds’ cybersecurity

The shift to remote working as a result of the coronavirus pandemic proved to be the ultimate stress test for hedge funds’ cybersecurity and business continuity processes – but speakers at this year’s Hedgeweek LIVE Europe digital summit believe the industry has coped well with the unprecedented disruption.

CYBERSECURITY

Proactively detecting threats through AI

Proactively detecting threats through AI

Artificial intelligence is enabling organisations to be more proactive in their approach to cyber threats. Work environments with greater levels of remote access could be deemed more vulnerable, but the element of automation in identifying and remediating potentially malicious behaviour provides a superior measure of security.

CYBERSECURITY

Workplace fluidity leads to growing cyber vulnerabilities

Workplace fluidity leads to growing cyber vulnerabilities

By A Paris – Hedge funds and alternative asset managers are responsible for over USD3 trillion in assets under management – many bright shiny diamonds for cyber criminals to pursue. Increased levels of remote access propelled by the Covid-19 pandemic are making these organisations even riper targets. So, in this environment, the cost of inaction or complacency around cybersecurity continues to mount.