How Fast Could Your Company be Back Up and Working? You hear it all the time from us-back up your data, keep your virus protection current, and install and maintain a firewall to protect yourself from hackers and other online threats. However, while these precautions will certainly help you avoid problems, they CAN’T do anything […]
Are You a Sitting Duck?
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Brainlink is bringing pre-minute pricing to our vPSA engagements vPSA RESERVED: vPSA SPOT: vPSA ON-DEMAND: $0.19/minute $0.35/minute $0.46/minute (19 cents per minut) 1 year commitment (35 cents per minut) 3 month commitment (46 cents per minut) 5 days commitment Which Option Would You Like? 19 cents per minute, 35 cents per minut or 46 […]
Are you violating The SEC’s Recently Proposed Anti-Fraud Rule?
Disruptions to your business come in a range of shapes and sizes. Whether it’s an unprecedented onsite emergency or an unusually delayed response from a key vendor or business contact, both can throw off your business’ continuity. Without thorough and effective business continuity planning, a disruption of any size can affect your business’ productivity, bottom […]
What is Managed Security And Why Do You Need it ?
What is managed security? A lot of companies, thought leaders and vendors are talking about MANAGED SECURITY and MANAGED SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDERs (MSSPs) – but what are they? Simply put, MSSPs keep an eye on your security systems (firewalls, routers, log collectors, SIEMs, Antivirus and Antimalware dashboards) and either alert your in-house team to take […]
Learn to Spot Email Spoofing, or Face the FTC
Forget about ransomware and trojans – have you heard about email spoofing yet? Email spoofing is a method in which the cybercriminal makes an email appear as though it was sent from somewhere it wasn’t, such as a client’s, vendor’s, or even superior’s email address. For example: A hacker sends a spoofed email to the […]
Top Techniques to Secure Firm-Wide Buy-In for Cyber Security & Compliance
David Edwards, President, Heron Wealth started the discussion by sharing his journey. David started his career in systems at Morgan Stanley, so he knew how to use and manage IT well. Two years ago, he realized that he could no longer manage the IT and compliance issues for his firm by himself, so he engaged […]
Written Information Security Plan (WISP) Service & Audits
Why you need to consider a WISP The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has listed cybersecurity as a key focus area in its 2015 risk-based assessments. The addition of cybersecurity as a 2015 OCIE priority comes on the heels of the April 2014 release of sample cybersecurity […]
Cybersecurity is the Biggest Risk Facing the Financial System
Inadequate security technology and a pervasive culture of trust have left the worldwide financial industry open to a non-stop stream of cyber-attacks. The good news is that you don’t have to handle all of this alone; Brainlink can help. SWIFT bank attacks show the world how vulnerable the financial system really is; will you learn […]
Brainlink International Redefines Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for Professionals
Key Lessons Learned From Hurricane Sandy Most IT consultants and providers want to believe they have disaster recovery and business continuity all figured out. They set up back-ups and assume that no matter how terrible the disaster, they’ll be able to bounce back immediately. However, the cybersecurity veterans at Brainlink International are urging CFOs and […]
Everything you need to know about the latest SEC OCIE Guidance Updates
The Security and Exchange Commission has released its first Investment Management Guidance Update in nearly two years, noting that “because funds are varied in their operations, they should tailor their compliance programs based on the nature and scope of their businesses”. A key factor in the update is that specified registrants are now required to use […]