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ACE IT Solutions to Address Cybersecurity Challenges for Financial Firms at Cap-Intro East

Warren Finkel, managing partner of ACE IT Solutions will be speaking about cybersecurity challenge for investment firms at the Cap-Intro EAST Conference, being held October 23 and 24, 2017, at the University Club of New York in New York City. 

Given the current cybersecurity landscape, with high-profile breaches of businesses like Equifax, responsibility for cybersecurity risk management and cybersecurity breaches is shifting from the IT department to the C-suite. Finkel will be offering guidance on how executives can protect their firms and their jobs. He will also outline steps that firms should take immediately to protect their firms in the wake of the Equifax breach.

About Cap Intro East

CAP-INTRO EAST presented by North Street Global is a 1-on-1 focused event bringing together Private Equity, Venture Capital & Hedge Fund managers along with institutional allocators, fund of funds, family offices and tactical investors annually in New York City.

Cap-Intro EAST also provides leading edge interactive sessions with expert speakers, thought leaders, decision makers from across the capital markets sharing their views on the most compelling investment opportunities for the coming year.  Cap-Intro EAST includes practical workshops dedicated to fund marketing and optimizing the capital raising process.

Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Alliance Launches CyberSecure My Business

As your trusted technology partner, ACE IT Solutions is continually on the lookout for resources we can share with our clients that will help them succeed. This new tool launched by Homeland Security is an essential resource to help SMBs boost their cybersecurity and risk management programs and avoid becoming the next victim of a cybersecurity… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions Named to MSSP Alert Top 100 Managed Security Services Providers List

Inaugural List Identifies and Honors Leading MSSPs & Cybersecurity Companies That Safeguard Customers’ Digital Assets October 9, 2017, New York, NY: MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named ACE IT Solutions to the Top 100 MSSPs list for 2017 (http://www.MSSPAlert.com/top100). The list and research identify and honor the top 100 managed security services providers (MSSPs) that… Continue Reading

Big Businesses Breached: SEC and Deloitte Hacked

The breach of high-profile organizations, such as Equifax, the SEC and Deloitte, has left many financial firms feeling vulnerable. For consumers and clients, these hacks raise questions about a firm’s ability to protect important financial and personal information. As a result of these and other developments, the scope and severity of risks that cyber threats present have… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions has been nominated as Best Outsourced Tech Provider for Hedge Funds by HFMWeek 2017 US Hedge Fund Service Awards

ACE IT Solutions has been nominated as Best Outsourced Tech Provider for Hedge Funds by HFMWeek 2017 US Hedge Fund Service Awards. The 2017 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards return for 2017 to honor providers of services and solutions to the hedge fund sector that have demonstrated exceptional innovation, customer services and performance over the past 12 months. The… Continue Reading

The Equifax Breach Exposes Businesses’ Security Gaps

So many large businesses have been hacked over the last few years that we have become used to these kinds of incidents and the initial outrage. Then time passes, the shock wears off, businesses neglect to properly secure their infrastructures and data, and another big breach happens that exposes millions of customers’ personal data. The latest… Continue Reading

SEC Releases Cybersecurity Exam Findings: More Compliance Suggestions for Hedge Funds’

The SEC has released observations from its Cybersecurity 2 Initiative (as a follow-up to its 2015 OCIE exam initiative). National Examination Program staff examined 75 firms, including broker-dealers, investment advisers, and investment companies (“funds”) registered with the SEC to assess industry practices and legal and compliance issues associated with cybersecurity preparedness. “The examinations focused on firms’… Continue Reading

Could a Cybersecurity Breach Get You Fired?

As cybersecurity becomes a priority for managing business risk, C-level executives are being held accountable for cybersecurity weaknesses in their organization. With the recent deluge of high-profile breaches, CEO tenure is now at risk based on the effective control and protection of corporate assets. A cybersecurity hack could ruin a company. Board members (and stockholders)… Continue Reading

ACE IT Solutions Sponsors Annual AITEC Charity Golf Event

ACE IT Solutions is a proud sponsor of AITEC’s fifth-annual Charity Golf Event, to be held on June 15, 2017 at the Upper Montclair County Country Club in Clifton, NJ.  The AITEC Gives Back Foundation  was created to further the altruism of business leaders in the investment industry. The AITEC Gives Back charity golf event started in 2013… Continue Reading

8 Tips for Improving Your Business’ Security Posture

Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated, but it must be given the proper attention. Security is no longer an optional service. It should be woven into every aspect of a business’ technology infrastructure and it requires attention on every level — from employees to c-level executives. Implement these simple strategies to help protect… Continue Reading