NYDFS First Cybersecurity Enforcement Action

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) filed its first cybersecurity enforcement action against a firm alleging deficient cybersecurity controls and other flaws in cybersecurity practices. Failure to follow cybersecurity policies, neglect to … Read more

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks?

Article by Lorie Konish citing Brian Edelman, FCI CEO. Link to the article: CNBC. Two years ago, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association conducted a cybersecurity simulation that mimicked a real attack. The test … Read more

Is CleverDome the Holy Grail of Cybersecurity?

Article citing Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: Wealth Manangement Today. “If you think technology [alone] can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.” – … Read more

6 Basic Protections To Shore Up Cyber Moats

Article citing Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: Financial Planning. Are you confident that clients’ data are walled off behind sufficient cyber protections? If most advisors answered honestly, they would say no, … Read more

Translating the OCIE Requirements

Article written by Brian Edelman, FCI CEO. Link to the article: Advisor Solutions by TD Ameritrade. Cybersecurity is among the Securities and Exchange Commission’s top examination priorities for 2017. Unfortunately, most registered investment advisory (RIA) … Read more

Cybersecurity Tips For Financial Advisors

Article and interview with Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: T3 Technology Tools for Today. Cybersecurity is certainly on the mind of advisors today. According to at least one industry survey, cybersecurity … Read more

Combat Cyberattacks By Staying A Step Ahead Of Hackers

Article and interview with Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: Investor’s Business Daily. To prevent data breaches, financial advisors are racing to improve their information security. The big question is how. Addressing cybersecurity threats … Read more

Wall Street’s Alliance Against Hackers

Article and interview with Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: Think Advisor. Cybersecurity alarms have brought financial institutions and regulators into common cause. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon fired … Read more

What to Do Before, and After, a Cyberattack

Article and interview with Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: Think Advisor. Experts share best practices for responding to and minimizing impact of cyberattacks What the Securities and Exchange Commission calls an … Read more