Financial Services

The word “risk” is taking on a whole new meaning for the financial services sector in the coming months as the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) burgeoning regulatory agenda has proposed a myriad of updates…

Alexander Byrne, Director of Information Security Consulting
May 25, 2023 4 Min Read

Financial services firms are an increasingly attractive target for cybercriminals. In 2022, according to  IFA Magazine, the finance industry had 305,785 new security breaches, the second highest level in the UK. While the sector is…

May 17, 2023 3 Min Read

Most financial institutions today have a presence in the cloud, but adoption in the financial-services sector is still at a relatively early stage. Among the financial-services leaders who took part in a recent McKinsey survey,…

JP Philipsen, EVP, Cloud Strategy, Thrive
March 21, 2023 3 Min Read
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What to Look For When Evaluating an IT Provider For Your Alternative Investment Firm

March 1, 2023 < 1 Min Read

What to Look For When Evaluating an IT Provider For Your Alternative Investment Firm

March 1, 2023 < 1 Min Read

Attitudes toward cybersecurity responsibility are shifting worldwide. Impacts of successful breaches can be seen across the globe, challenging nearly every public and private industry. The financial services sector needs to be especially vigilant and prepare…

Chip Gibbons, CISO
September 14, 2022 3 Min Read

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

We are thrilled to announce that Thrive has been ranked #2 in Financial Services and #11 overall among the world’s Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs from Channele2e! The annual list and research identify and honor…

Stephanie Farrell, VP of Marketing
April 28, 2022 2 Min Read

Cybersecurity represents an ongoing challenge for alternative investment firms and the financial industry. And this challenge continues to grow in scope, complexity, and cost. According to IBM and the Ponemon Institute, the 2021 average cost of…

March 23, 2022 3 Min Read

By Christian Wilmot, Client Technical Manager – EMEA Effective collaboration is critical for organizations pursuing digital transformation. Gartner estimates that almost 80% of workers used collaboration tools in 2021, up from just over half in…

March 4, 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