The Cybersecurity Problem Requires Human Solutions

November 1, 2017 Media Coverage
Wealth Management

Despite headlines all month showing the scope of compromised personal information in attacks on Equifax, Yahoo and the SEC, many advisors still aren’t taking cybersecurity seriously.

An examination of more than 1,200 investment advisors by the North American Securities Administrators Association uncovered 698 deficiencies, including no or inadequate cybersecurity insurance, no testing of cybersecurity vulnerability, lack of procedures regarding securing or limiting access to devices, no technology specialist or consultant and a lack of procedures regarding hardware and software updates or upgrades.

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