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Why do clients call us?
Why do clients call us?
Since founding Agio, potential clients come to us for almost always one reason, and it's the same reason that led me to start Agio.
Digital Value is in the Eye of the Beholder
Digital Value is in the Eye of the Beholder
Sometimes, the information that’s given away has more value to the recipient than it does to you.
Lost Laptops; Lost Data
Lost Laptops; Lost Data
Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security just because news of breaches usually involve enterprise mainframes. You’re equally vulnerable and exposed on the other end of the IT spectrum.
Contacting Law Enforcement Post Cyber-Attack
Contacting Law Enforcement Post Cyber-Attack
If your home or office were burglarized, your first step would be to call the police, but what happens if your hedge fund or private equity firm is the victim…
SEC Warns about Vendor Payments
SEC Warns about Vendor Payments
There is new information regarding a type of Wire Transfer Fraud that we want clients to be aware of, and prepared to defend against. In the SEC’s report…
How to Stop Wire Transfer Fraud
How to Stop Wire Transfer Fraud
Managed Detection & Response alerts catch the multi-faceted attacks the good guys are up against, saving you from falling victim to wire transfer fraud.
Detect Phishing: 101
Detect Phishing: 101
“91% of cyber-attacks start with a phishing email.” -  Digitalguardian.com
What Does Your MDR Solution  <em>Really </em>Do?
What Does Your MDR Solution Really Do?
There are a ton of Managed Detection & Response (MDR) services out there, but breaking them down in plain English so you know what you’re really getting is a bit tougher. 
You&#8217;re in the Public Cloud, Now What?
You’re in the Public Cloud, Now What?
Many firms are in the midst of developing a Public Cloud strategy in an effort to reduce costs, gain productivity, and improve the security of their infrastructure.  But don’t be fooled, the ease of adoption and the initial setup doesn’t mean you’re secure by default…
Private Equity &#038; Venture Capital, “Ugggh” is Not a Response
Private Equity & Venture Capital, “Ugggh” is Not a Response
Over the past year, we’ve identified a growing trend in private equity and venture capital firms with respect to cybersecurity events.
Spear Phishing — A Threat to Hedge Funds &#038; Private Equity Firms
Spear Phishing — A Threat to Hedge Funds & Private Equity Firms
The U.S. government recently confirmed Russian agents continue to use simple, yet effective spear phishing tactics against political targets, and it remains a looming threat to us all.
3 Risk Assessment Myths, Busted
3 Risk Assessment Myths, Busted
Say the phrase “risk assessment” to any IT professional and watch the cynical eye rolling commence. There are a lot of assumptions about risk assessments, but these assumptions are all false.
GDPR &#038; What Financial Services Needs to Know
GDPR & What Financial Services Needs to Know
How does the EU’s GDPR apply to you? What challenges do you face to comply? Does the regulation really have teeth? We break it all down for you.
Don’t be a Victim of Income Tax Identity Theft
Don’t be a Victim of Income Tax Identity Theft
Learn about income tax identity theft and how to avoid becoming a victim of criminals who target computers used to electronically file taxes with the IRS.
Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks for Private Equity
Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks for Private Equity
Private equity firms need to go beyond reactive SEC-compliance and focus on proactive protection of their firm assets.