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The Four Most Important Words

The Four Most Important Words In Hedge Fund Marketing   Wasting no time:   Language Tools Technology Budget   If you embrace these four words, your marketing will improve and your AUM will increase.   Language Hedge funds have been using the same verbiage to describe themselves for a quarter century. The mystique and sexiness is gone. Eighty percent of […]

What Does South Korea’s Regulation Mean for Crypto Exchanges?

by David Drake Following the announcement made last week by South Korea’s government, the country has set January 20, 2018 as the date when new cryptocurrency regulations take effect. In a move aimed at curbing speculative investing and improving safety in the coin market, the government will no longer allow players to hold anonymous accounts in crypto exchanges. “Anything that […]

Which Hedge Fund Are You?

Which Hedge Fund Are You: Marketing Recommendations for 2018 This piece is designed to provide some marketing insight for Hedge Funds, regardless of their circumstance. THE UNTOUCHABLES Very large closed funds that are performing exceptionally well For this fortunate crew, marketing is still for lesser beings.   THE DEPENDABLES Very large funds with average performance that have not experienced heavy […]

Why Bitcoin’s Price Will Remain Volatile in 2018

by David Drake In 2017, Bitcoin recorded the most unprecedented gains, making it the most sought after cryptocurrency in the market. As a result, most people are buying Bitcoin for speculative purposes with the hope of cashing on price increases. Having risen to a high of nearly $20,000 in mid December, Bitcoin experienced high volatility towards the end of 2017, […]

How V Tokens by BLOCKv.io are facilitating the growth of the global digital economy

by David Drake Imagine how many businesses would be unlocked if every developer gets the building blocks he or she needs to contribute to the growing virtual economy. Developers of digital goods will soon be able to explore new ways of generating revenue by traversing real and virtual worlds and engaging end users fast. This will be possible on BLOCKv, […]

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 […]