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About Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration is the leading provider of private cloud solutions, technology and IT services for the global alternative asset management industry. Visit www.eci.com to learn more about our complete offerings.

Moving into a New Office – Top 10 Technology Checklist

Moving to a new office securely, effectively and without complications takes a lot of planning and strategy. So we caught up with our Eze Project Management Team to get the lowdown on the top 10 technology areas firms should consider before, during and after a move. Checkout our ‘technology move checklist.’ Conduct a Technology Infrastructure Audit: It is important that your […]

KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability Puts Patch Management in the Spotlight

Teams across our company are hard at work testing, validating and implementing the many new patches being released from vendors, including Cisco and Microsoft, as a result of the KRACK (‘Key Reinstallation Attacks’) vulnerability. Warnings around the new vulnerability, KRACK, made headlines earlier this week as its identification meant that virtually any Wi-Fi enabled device could be made vulnerable to […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: ‘Best of Cyber’ Articles to Keep Your Firm Secure

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and since we’ve written A LOT about security over the last few years, we thought it would be helpful to share some of our favorite articles. Here are some of Eze’s latest and greatest cybersecurity articles – happy reading! 20 Cybersecurity Dos and Don’ts Your Employees Should Follow Do: Be smart when browsing/surfing the Internet or clicking […]

Top Security Gaps and How to Avoid Them (Part 2)

This article appeared in its entirety in HFMWeek Magazine in August 2017. Part 2 is featured below. Read Part 1 HERE. Our two-part feature covers 10 common security gaps as well as actional advise on how to avoid them. In Part 1 we covered vulnerability assessments, patch management, social enginnering, risk management and IT asset management. Now on to Part 2. […]

Key Cybersecurity Risks to Private Equity Firms

Below is an excerpt from our whitepaper, ‘Cybersecurity for Private Equity’. Click here to download the full whitepaper. As private equity firms become more dependent on outsourcing and adopt new technologies to support operations, the number of threats they expose themselves to increases exponentially. It can be a daunting task to stay on top of the new and evolving risks at […]

GDPR: Uncovering the Basics

What is the GDPR and Who is Affected? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted and approved by the EU parliament in April 2016 and will supersede the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998. The GDPR directive will come into force Friday 25th May 2018, and will apply to organisations located within the European Union (EU) but also to organisations located outside […]

Six Tech Tips For Your Summer IT Bucket List

Summer is a great time to catch up on old projects, get ahead on fall/winter planning, and check off those bucket list items you’ve had your sights set on. On the technology front, it’s the perfect time to try out some new technologies and get organized. Here are a few ideas for your summer IT bucket list: Get security-organized. When […]

The Future is Cloudy, But That’s a Good Thing: Hybrid Cloud Considerations

Below is an excerpt from our whitepaper, Is Hybrid Cloud Right For Your Firm?. If video is more your style, scroll to the bottom and watch our 30-minute webcast on hybrid cloud considerations for financial and investment firms. With its security, privacy, and performance, the private cloud has been the go-to option for financial and investment firms that require enterprise-caliber IT infrastructure. In most […]

An Achievable Calendar for Cyber Security Plan Implementation

Keeping up with the myriad of cyber security requirements expected of today’s financial firms is a daunting – and sometimes unachievable – task. This list continues to grow in size and scope, and remembering how often to perform tests or when to change passwords is a growing challenge for CTOs and business execs responsible for technology. To assist in guiding […]

What Hackers Can Do With Your Firm’s Data

There’s a lot hackers can do to wreak havoc for private equity and other investment firms – and it extends far beyond forcing users to change their passwords. In fact, with their roguish hands on the right information, the consequences can be downright destructive for a firm’s business operations and integrity. Systems & Network Access  Of course, with stolen passwords […]