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. 

ACA Aponix Cybersecurity Checklist

Download and review the following cybersecurity safeguards and evaluate your firm’s cybersecurity program.

Insights and Alerts

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Zoom Scam Forces Closure of Australian Hedge Fund

November 30, 2020

Learn how hackers used a Zoom scam to execute a cyberattack that ultimately forced an Australian hedge fund to close after approving $8.7M in fraudulent invoices.

Cyber Alert
  • Cybersecurity
Compliance Alert

SEC Issues Risk Alert Identifying 6 Areas of Deficiencies in Investment Adviser Compliance Programs

November 20, 2020

The SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a Risk Alert on November 19 providing an overview of notable compliance violations found during examinations relating to the Compliance Rule (Rule 206(4)-7 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940). Here's what you need to know.

Compliance Alert
  • Compliance
  • BCP
  • Cybersecurity
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California Approves CPRA, Which Amends CCPA

November 06, 2020

Learn more about the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which amends the existing California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Cyber Alert
  • Cybersecurity
  • Privacy
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Rise in Attacks and Losses Linked to Office 365 Misconfiguration

November 05, 2020

Recent reports from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center indicate a staggering rise in the rate of business email compromise due to exploitation of Microsoft Office 365 and other cloud-based email services.

Cyber Alert
  • Cybersecurity
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Lessons Learned from the Scariest Cyber Breaches of 2020

October 29, 2020

Each year, ACA reviews the most terrifying cybersecurity breaches of the year. Watch Raj Bakhru and Marc Lotti discuss causes and impacts of major cyber-attacks in our Scariest Cyber Breaches of 2020 webcast, now available on demand

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  • Cybersecurity
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Fireside Chat with Phil Venables and Mike Pappacena

October 23, 2020

We were delighted to host Phil Venables, Board Director and Senior Advisor (Risk and Cybersecurity) for Goldman Sachs at our first-ever Cyber Week. This fireside chat with Mike Pappacena, Partner, ACA Aponix is now available to watch on-demand.

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  • Cybersecurity