Compliance

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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What MSPs Need to Know about Compliance: Your IT Policy Checklist by Vertical

Raj Goel, CISSP CTO Brainlink International, Inc. raj@brainlink.com 917-685_-7731 Raj’s LinkedIn profile This article by Raj Goel was posted on Continuum’s MSP BLOG What MSPs Need to Know about Compliance: Your IT Policy Checklist by Vertical The IT Support/MSP game has changed. Clients are no longer satisfied with just getting their desktops managed and servers …

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Ransomware Attacks: How Prepared Are businessess?

by Dan Humphries Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts the files on a computer, then charges the user a fee to regain access. New strains appear online with alarming frequency, and traditional anti-virus is powerless to prevent these attacks until they have been identified—leaving many businesses at risk. In this report, we investigate …

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