Cybersecurity and Risk Insights and Alerts

Cyber risks and threats continue to evolve and firms are under pressure to meet SEC and FCA expectations for operational resilience as well as their own internal and client expectations for cybersecurity and privacy. Stay current on the latest cybersecurity, privacy, and risk threat and regulatory alerts and build your cybersecurity and privacy knowledge with insights from our cybersecurity and technology risk experts. 

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Insights and Alerts

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California Privacy Rights Act FAQs

December 21, 2020

The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA) is a new data privacy law that substantially updates the existing California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to bring California's privacy regulations in

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2020 Cybersecurity and Risk Year in Review

December 18, 2020

This year, as we responded to the pandemic, we continued to invest in enhancing our cybersecurity and privacy services to help our clients meet their firm's priorities efficiently and effectively as well as respond to the evolving cybersecurity landscape. Review a summary of 2020 cybersecurity news and insights and other resources and prepare for 2021.

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Update: Major SolarWinds Breach

December 18, 2020

Following our Cyber Alert earlier this week about the SolarWinds breach, many extraordinary steps have been taken by industry leaders to respond to what may be the most material global intrusion campaign of the past decade.

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Major SolarWinds Breach Affects Government and Businesses Worldwide

December 14, 2020

A major breach has compromised confidential data at several U.S. government agencies, including the Treasury Department and the Department of Commerce exposing information from the executive branch, the military, and intelligence services. It has likewise compromised leading telecommunications firms, technology firms, and international governments.

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Helping Private Equity Firms Stay Ahead of Risk

December 10, 2020

On October 6, 2020, ACA Aponix held a panel discussion about portfolio company risk management at our Cyber Week Virtual Conference. The session featured panelists from leading Private Equity (PE) firms who have worked with ACA to deploy strategic portfolio company risk management programs and included participants from over 200 firms.

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Vulnerability Reported in Microsoft Teams

December 09, 2020

A critical vulnerability affecting Microsoft® Teams® has been reported involving attackers sending a specially crafted chat message to Teams users. Once viewed, the message captures the recipient’s sign-on information and enables remote code execution on the user’s machine.

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