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Hedge Fund Third Party Cybersecurity Risk

Is Your Administrator a Cybersecurity Risk Weak Point?

Apr 5 2016 | 6:45pm ET | Risk

Editor’s Note: Alternative investment managers know that risk comes in all shapes and sizes, and most have very detailed ways of quantifying and dealing with them. However, cyber risk often flies below the radar,

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Vendor Compliance and Third Party Risk

5 Best Practices for Reducing Vendor & Third-Party Security Risks

Vendors and other third-party partners have caused some big data breaches. Here is how to keep it from happening to you.

By Jeff Goldman  | Posted February 08, 2016

With security breaches now a regular fixture in the news,

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Posted in attack surface, Breach, Compliance, Content, cybergovernance, Cybersecurity, Data Security, Hacks, Insider Threats, Risk Management, Vendor Compliance
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The True Cost of A Cyber Attack: EVERYTHING

A cyber attack can cost you everything… and more

by Kirsten Charlton and Chad J. Layton, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney

Imagine you’re preparing for your second round of funding and Brian Krebs calls you asking if you were aware your company has suffered a cyber attack.

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Posted in Breach, Content, Cybersecurity, Data Security, Financials, Hacks, Insider Threats, Risk Management
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Leadership & Data Breach Incident Response

Lack of leadership can hurt data breach incident response

by: Mark Pribish

“Poor communications, lack of leadership and lack of board oversight are barriers to effective incident response,” according to a new Ponemon Institute research report titled “The Importance of Senior Executive Involvement in Breach Response.”

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Posted in Breach, Content, Incident Response, Insider Threats, Risk Management
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Information Security A Concern

Add information security to your data, privacy concerns

by: Mark Pribish, Vice President and ID-theft Practice Leader at Merchants Information Solutions Inc.

Can you really trust the information that is in your desktop, laptop or smart device? I encourage you to re-think any trust you might have,

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Posted in Compliance, Content, Cybersecurity, Data Security, Insider Threats, Layered Defense, Risk Management
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Lost Devices Can Lead to Breaches

Lost electronic devices can lead to data breaches

by Mark Pribish for Merchants Information Solutions, Inc.
lost_deviceslost_devicesNearly half of all data breaches occur when ID-theft criminals access information because someone lost a device.
In fact, 41 percent of all data breach events from 2005 through 2015 were caused by lost devices such as laptops,

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, Content, Encryption, Fraud, Incident Response, Insider Threats, Mobile, Risk Management
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Enterprise Breach & Cyber Risk Management

Data Breach Strategies and Cyber Risk Management for the Enterprise

By Dwayne Melancon 22 Oct 2015

Cyberattacks have been steadily rising. Some of the most sophisticated computer security systems in the world — from corporations,

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, Content, Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Incident Response, Insider Threats, Layered Defense, Risk Management
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Protecting your Business Against Insider Threats

Insider Threat: Protecting Your Business and Your Data

Businesses today thrive on connectivity. However, easily/remotely accessible networks come with numerous well-documented security risks, particularly from malicious cyber attacks.

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, Content, Cybersecurity, Insider Threats, Layered Defense, Risk Management
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Impact of Data Breach on Your Business

Only by understanding the real impact of a data breach on business can companies protect themselves

by James Pattinson, Vice President, EMEA, Absolute

The concept of a data breach is becoming worryingly common to anyone with even a passing interest in the news.

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Posted in Breach, Compliance, Content, Cybersecurity, Financials, Hacks, Insider Threats, Legal, Risk Management
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Spyware and Malware and Ransomware, Oh My!

Recent increases in cyberattacks and identity theft make it seem like the whole Internet is turning into the Dark Web

Spyware, malware, phishing and, more recently, ransomware — the list of online threats can be confusing and daunting.

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Posted in Compliance, Content, Cybersecurity, Incident Response, Insider Threats, Layered Defense, Malware, Multi-Factor Authentication, spyware
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