While government agencies made strides during the pandemic, its leaders and elected officials are still struggling to keep up the pace of digital innovation. Changing political demands, digital disruptions and the increased threat of cybersecurity breaches…

March 22, 2023 2 Min Read

Recently, there was a security incident that forced Rackspace to shut down its hosted Exchange environment for an extended period of time. The mitigating solution was to give customers free access to Microsoft 365 for…

JP Philipsen, EVP, Cloud Strategy, Thrive
February 10, 2023 2 Min Read

Cybersecurity Rule 206(4)-9 for investment advisers and private funds is expected to be finalized April 2023 according to the SEC’s 2023 regulatory agenda. Proposed in February 2022, the rule is designed to promote a more…

Jim Nekos, Managing Partner, Financial Services Practice
January 24, 2023 < 1 Min Read
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Cybersecurity breaches and data privacy/transparency issues are on the rise. Notably, adapting to COVID-19 forced many companies to bypass certain cybersecurity controls,1 which contributed to a 141% jump in breached records globally in 2020 compared to…

August 30, 2022 < 1 Min Read

Recently, Connecticut has become the third state to incentivize best practices in cybersecurity for businesses with HB 6607, “An Act Incentivizing the Adoption of Cybersecurity Standards for Businesses”. This new law prohibits the Superior Court…

Dave Sampson, VP of Consulting
March 23, 2022 3 Min Read

Most CEOs and CFOs in the financial industry will tell you that cybersecurity isn’t cheap. And it’s true — a recent study by Deloitte found that, on average, financial services companies spend 10% of their IT budgets…

February 12, 2022 4 Min Read

By Ian Bowell, Head of Information Security – EMEA Cybersecurity is now in the direct line of sight for executive management and boards in the alternative asset industry.  C-level executives have the power to act and…

September 28, 2021 3 Min Read

By Ian Bowell, Head of Information Security – EMEA Information security attacks continue to impact organizations around the world and there is no sign that the frequency, variety or scope of breach events will decrease…

April 28, 2021 3 Min Read

The new app delivers a more streamlined Office 365 mobile experience. By Christian Wilmot, Client Technical Manager – EMEA This month we are looking at the Microsoft Office mobile app. A silent but colossal game…

April 22, 2021 5 Min Read

By Ian Bowell, Head of Information Security – EMEA According to PwC’s 2021 Global CEO Survey, 47% of CEOs identified cybersecurity as the top threat to their organizations’ growth prospects—up from 33% in 2020. This concern…

March 30, 2021 5 Min Read

Knowing what your organization needs in order to maintain CJIS compliance is difficult enough, but actually putting the necessary procedures into practice is an altogether different feat. Since it’s critical to maintain the CJIS security…

March 15, 2021 4 Min Read