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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 […]

U2 Embraced Change And Won – Why Can’t You?

Ask anyone what the most popular thing in the world is, and one of the answers you often hear, is “music”. Music has been around for a long time, and it’s transformed over the years. From shifts in taste, to the creation of new genres, to how business is conducted. The music industry has seen a lot of change, especially […]

Are You Making The First Impression Count?

Anyone who follows the NFL knows who Tom Brady is; but I’m sure a large number of us don’t know what his 40-yard dash time or vertical jump height was at the 2000 NFL Combine. **Spoiler Alert** They were bad. Here’s a brief article that provides a glimpse of how he was perceived before entering the NFL. “Poor Build, Skinny, lacks great […]

10 Common Mistakes That Make Smart Investment Managers Look Naive – Part II

  (Click HERE  For Part I)   6. Employing a “sophisticated, systematic and repeatable” investment strategy but an undisciplined and discretionary marketing strategy  “I did PR once. It didn’t work.” One client’s comment during a brand development discussion Imagine scrapping your entire investment strategy every time a trade doesn’t immediately go your way? Just like investing, marketing requires a strategy, consistent […]

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 […]

10 Common Mistakes That Make Smart Investment Managers Look Naive – Part I

If managers are so bent on being perceived as “contrarian,” why do they insist on communicating their message in such conformist ways? How do you think Apple would look like today if Steve Wozniak ran oversaw marketing instead of Steve Jobs? What do you think would happen to Crest toothpaste sales if Procter & Gamble decided to turn product branding […]