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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Breaches in 2021 that involved​ ransomware​

10%

Source: Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report

Average number of days to identify and contain a cybersecurity breach​

287

Source: IBM 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report​

Breaches investigated within the financial and insurance Industry can be attributed to:​ Social engineering / Web-App attacks​ / Misc. Errors​

81%

Source: Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report​

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The 2022 Ransomware White Paper

A guide that addresses what you should know, and what you should do to protect your firm, your clients, and your finances.

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Resources
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FTC 'Safeguards Rule' Strengthens Data Security Requirements and Broadens the Scope of Financial Institutions Who Must Comply

FTC Amends Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ‘Safeguards Rule’ to Strengthen the Data Security of Financial Institutions

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Resources
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ACA's Top 10 Articles of 2021

As we reflect on the past year, we wanted to take a moment to look back at our most popular articles from 2021.

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  • Compliance
  • Performance
  • Cybersecurity
  • AML and Financial Crime
  • Trade Surveillance
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ACA's Top 10 Webcasts of 2021

As 2021 winds down and we prepare for the new year, we thought we would take a moment to look back at our most popular webcast topics of 2021.

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  • Compliance
  • Performance
  • ESG
  • Cybersecurity
  • Regulatory Technology
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Log4Shell Vulnerability: What We Know and Action Steps to Take

Following our Cyber Alert last week, “Java Log4Shell Zero-Day Vulnerability Discovered; Immediate Patching Advised for Millions of Users", on December 10th a critical vulnerability was publicly disclosed in the Apache Log4j Java-based logging package, which is commonly used by organizations across the world.

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Resources
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Flaws Discovered in Original Update to Fix Log4j Vulnerability; Users Must Update to Newest Version of Apache Log4j 2.16.0

On December 10th a critical vulnerability was publicly disclosed in the Apache Log4j Java-based logging package, which is commonly used by organizations across the world. When first disclosed late last week, Apache had already released an updated version of Log4j version 2.15.0 to remedy the security flaw.

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  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Resources