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Forbes cites Brian Edelman, FCI CEO & Cybersecurity Expert

Link to: “15 Ways to Leverage And Supplement AI In Your Cybersecurity Efforts”   With more companies moving to permanent remote or hybrid work models, more endpoints are accessing systems of private data without proper…

3iCO article cites Brian Edelman, Cybersecurity Expert & FCI CEO

Link to the article: The Increasing Importance of Cybersecurity for Registered Investment Advisors 3iCO is a NY based provider of Independent Compliance Officers for Independent Investment Advisers and Private Funds. As compliance and legal professionals,…

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…

Redtail Incident Reveals Challenges of Cybersecurity Standards

Article citing Brian Edelman, FCI CEO. Link to the article: Wealthmanagement.com. Redtail has not released any further information regarding its self-reported March 4 data exposure, which left some client information exposed in a nonsecure environment. But…

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…

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.” –…

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,…

6 Cybersecurity Tools To Use In Wake Of The Equifax Hack

Article citing Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: Financial Planning. In the wake of the Equifax hack, are you confident your clients’ data is walled off behind sufficient cyber protections? If most…

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)…

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…

Most Advisers’ Cybersecurity Training Insufficient

Article citing Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: InvestmentNews. Firms would be better off with shorter, more frequent sessions for employees. Financial advisers should be spending about three times as much time…

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…

Firms, Technology Vendors Mobilize on Security Standards

Article citing Brian Edelman, Financial Computer CEO. Link to the article: InvestmentNews. Cybersecurity is a major concern for vendors, firms and advisers. Software companies, consultants and financial institutions are mobilizing to create a cybersecurity consortium…