Fund managers now face increasingly complicated task of securing financial data, investor information, intellectual property, and trade secrets from getting compromised or breached. Restricting the use of USB ports on desktops and laptops for business purposes is indeed a step forward, yet it is only a baby step. With new Data Loss Prevention (“DLP”) tools promising the technological sophistication, there are still many risk controls that need to be carved in stone in order to comply with regulatory and investor demands. This guide is intended to help fund managers prioritize their efforts for data-centric diligence by gaining practical understanding of the DLP concept and emerging DLP technologies... Read more »
Having the proper disaster recovery systems in place help firms remain resilient in the wake of technology disruptions such as a security breaches, natural disasters or other system outages. At risk is not only the firm’s reputation and productivity, but also incalculable amounts of money that could be lost if a firm is not able to access their market data. In this video, cybersecurity leaders from ACE IT Solutions and Datto explain how to achieve real business continuity... Read more »
A number of cybersecurity issues are of particular concern for investment managers, including protection of investor information, intellectual property, trade execution, fraudulent activity, cybersecurity compliance, and loss of reputation... Read more »
As much as we like to imagine hackers as psychics, evil geniuses, or Ethan Hunt breaking into Langley, most actual hacking is far different. In reality, perhaps the best analogy of the three is as a psychic. Not a supernatural psychic, but more like a mall psychic: using a combination of basic logic.
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