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2021 SEC Division of Examinations Security Policies Report

The 2021 Examination Security Priorities report noted that even with the shift to work-from-home environments, financialĀ services maintainedĀ continuity, resiliency, and dependability.

Hackers Compromise Nearly 2,000 Robinhood Accounts

Nearly 2,000 users of stock trading and investment app Robinhood are the latest victims of a steady string of financially motivated cyber-attacks.

New Email from Evil Corp

In late 2019, the U.S. Justice Department was applauded for arresting the alleged masterminds Dridex, a malware prevalently used in successful phishing attacks.

Are Your Portfolio Companies Vulnerable to COVID-19 Phishing Scams?

Phishing attacks targeting private equity firmsā€™ portfolio companies arenā€™t new, but the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has upped the game.

The COO’s Guide to Business Continuity During COVID-19

Here are steps to help you organize, prioritize, and ask the right questions to modify your Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to be airtight for the next business-impacting disaster.

COVID-19: Malicious Domains, Malware & Phishing

Attackers were buying domains, building malicious websites, and creating phishing scams to steal information and shut down IT networks, including those at critical health facilities.

Managed Detection & Response for Hedge Funds

Have a plan for the unplanned. No cybersecurity apparatus is impenetrable, which means itā€™s essential for hedge funds to have robust strategies for detecting and responding to threats.

All Things Cybersecurity from the SEC OCIE for 2020

After reading between the lines against a backdrop of trends we see among our clients, hereā€™s what you need to know.

$1.5M Cybersecurity Fine for Chicago Futures Brokerage

Does your fund have gaps in its cybersecurity governance and testing regimen?

Top 3 Hedge Fund Cybersecurity Threats

Most of Agioā€™s hedge fund clients understand they are on the target map for cyber-criminals, but weā€™ve also noticed that many funds suffer from the same cybersecurity misconceptions

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.