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OCIE Warns Public Companies, SEC Registrants, Financial Institutions at Risk of Ransomware Attacks

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) Cybersecurity Risk Alert reported increased ransomware attacks to SEC registrants (broker-dealers, investment advisers, and investment companies) and potentially service providers – especially if they maintain client assets or registrant records. Companies should be aware of the potential risks they face.

Security Implications of Leveraging Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is rapidly evolving into a service model that has the potential to save money and create efficiencies for organizations large and small.  This new model can help achieve significant cost savings, reduce IT complexity, and increase flexibility in adapting to a changing business environment.

Who is safeguarding your customers’ sensitive data?

Who is safeguarding your customers’ sensitive data? I’ve been reading with wonder, as I’m sure many of you have, about the seemingly endless parade of breaches for companies small & large. Increasingly, it isn’t the company reporting the breach that is the cause of the issue; rather it has been partners or service providers to […]