Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Education & Resources

The prevalence of data breaches impacting industries and companies of all sizes is at an all-time high, making cybersecurity more important than ever. To help you protect your business and your clients from cybersecurity threats, we are sharing share a handful of resources and educational events throughout October for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Events

Join us for these informative sessions designed to help build your toolbelt:

Broadridge

Ransomware Protections and Perspectives on Best Practices

Wednesday, October 6 | 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. ET | Watch Now

Ransomware attacks have been increasing in both the number of incidences and complexity over the last decade. As a result, guidance and recommendations on controls and best practices relating to protections have gained greater visibility. In this webinar, we will review some of the recent attacks, trends and share our perspectives on recommended controls and best practices.

Ask the Experts Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Ask the Experts: The Remote Worker and Keeping Client Data Safe

Wednesday, October 13  |  1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET  |  Register Now

Join us as we dive into the world of remote work and how to keep client data safe and secure. Our panelists will review standard protocol and opportunities to identify remote workforce risk, including:

  • Accessing Sensitive Data Through Unsafe Wi-Fi Networks
  • Using Personal Devices for Work
  • Basic Physical Security Practices in Public Places
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Password Manager
  • And more!
Wipfli

SEC Fines for Cybersecurity Breaches: How to Increase Your Security and Avoid Penalties

Thursday, October 21  |  1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET  |  Register Now
Hosted by: Wipfli

With large amounts of money and data on high-net-worth individuals, wealth and asset management firms are not immune to cybersecurity attacks and are appealing targets for cybercriminals. Yet the sector has only recently been making large-scale efforts to improve its cybersecurity. In this webinar, you will learn how to form a better understanding of how cybersecurity attacks happen and how to better protect your organization.

Resources

Just about everything related to cybercrime is rising. Your best defense is you and your employees. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to protect your firm. 

30 Cybersecurity Tips in 30 Days
Just about everything related to cyber crime is rising — from the cost of a data breach to how long it takes to contain one. To learn more about protecting your hybrid and remote workforce and jump-start your efforts to beef up your cybersecurity measures, sign up for 30 actionable tips in 30 days. Courtesy of Wipfli
3 C's of Cybersecurity
The inevitability of cyber attacks does not need to be an inevitable disaster to a business, but it does call for precision in data collection and structuring. Precise data enables precise outcomes — and gives security teams a chance to beat the bad guys. Courtesy of SEI
The Security Management Partner: A Specialist for Financial Services Cybersecurity
Managed security services providers (MSSPs) frequently operate like general practitioners, providing a range of generic cyber services to multiple industries. But this approach to cybersecurity often misdiagnoses issues and risks specific to the financial services industry. The security management partner is a new approach to cybersecurity based on deep expertise in financial services. Courtesy of SEI
How to Protect Firms & Investors from Cyber Fraud
Cyber fraud is on the rise, and technical threats are growing more sophisticated. Now is the time to protect your clients and your firm. In this white paper, you’ll discover actions for your firm and investors to consider to help protect against these evolving cyber threats. Courtesy of Fidelity Institutional

We hope you find these events and resources helpful in protecting your clients’ data. Together we can work to ensure you and your business are better positioned in the ever-changing cybersecurity challenge.

Thank you to our Cybersecurity Awareness Month partners:

BNY Mellon | Pershing
Broadridge
Fidelity
Entreda
SEI
Wipfli

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