FCI’s Brian Edelman becomes a Member of Forbes NY Council as a Cybersecurity Technology Expert

FCI is pleased to announce founder and CEO, Brian Edelman is now a Member of the Forbes NY Council serving as a Cybersecurity expert. Forbes Councils are curated communities that are invitation-only. Councils are comprised of leading CIOs, CTOs and technology executives chosen for their depth and diversity of experience in their respective fields. Members then share insights and industry knowledge through articles, panels, forums, and networking opportunities.


Forbes Councils are based on both Industry and Location (city) so members can leverage and meet others across the business spectrum.


Brian Edelman is a nationally recognized Cybersecurity expert specializing in the Financial Services industry.  He is the CEO of FCI, a NIST-Based Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), which he founded in 1995.  FCI offers a comprehensive suite of Cyber Security & Compliance solutions customized for Financial Services firms. One of Brian’s areas of expertise is Cybersecurity regulations and compliance at both the federal and state levels. 


This includes the 23 NYCRR 500 regulations from the NY Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), which impact every major Financial Services organization. Brian is frequently asked to speak at major industry conferences such as TD Ameritrade LINC, The Financial Planning Association, and T3 TechHub. He has been quoted in industry publications such as CNBC, Financial Planning Magazine, and Investment News. Brian is also a member as a Technology Expert of Forbes NY Council and FPA Coaches Corner.


About FCI


FCI is a NIST-Based Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) dedicated to the Financial Services Industry that blends best-of-breed technologies, best practices, expertise and innovation to deliver cloud-based Managed Cyber Security for enterprises with independent sales offices and advisors of all sizes. Since 1995, FCI protects private data, provides evidence of compliance of technical control requirements (FINRA, SEC, NAIC, NYDFS, etc.), and seamlessly delivers and remediates cyber compliance, tools and settings for endpoint and network security. FCI cybersecurity monitoring and incident response is on 24/7, 365 days/year.