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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 & 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.
Detection & Response First. Prevention Second.
Detection & Response First. Prevention Second.
Experience and research shows us that while effective prevention strategies are essential, detection and response are even more important, for three reasons.
SEC Warns of Fraudsters
SEC Warns of Fraudsters
The SEC issued a warning to the public concerning fraudsters, who are impersonating the SEC in an attempt to trick potential victims to steal both personal information and money.
Office 365 for Hedge Funds and Private Equity
Office 365 for Hedge Funds and Private Equity
We see that email continues to emerge as the most frequently attacked vector. And with Microsoft Office 365 being the dominant email platform in the alternative investment space, we thought it worth discussing some of the top considerations when securing Office 365.
The Four Dimensions to Cybersecurity That Really Matter
The Four Dimensions to Cybersecurity That Really Matter
Best-in-breed cybersecurity—when it comes to governance, strategy, and tactical execution— rests on four pillars. At Agio, we’ve coined it ADEPT, reflective of Agio Diligence, Expertise, Process, and Technology.
Importance of Client Feedback on Improving Service
Importance of Client Feedback on Improving Service
We get approached from hedge funds and private equity firms about taking over their IT Support from another vendor. Almost always the reason for switching providers is the same – quality of service.
The Time We Hacked a Private Equity Firm…from Their Lobby
The Time We Hacked a Private Equity Firm…from Their Lobby
This test was part of the client’s Cybersecurity Risk Assessment within Agio’s larger SEC Cybersecurity Readiness Program.