BW Cyber May 2023 Monthly Newsletter


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to finalize new rules on cybersecurity risk management in the coming months.

BW Cyber Founder and President, Michael Brice, recently participated in AltsOps Digital – 2023 SEC Cyber Regulatory Rules: What Every SEC Registrant Needs to Know, a webinar produced by industry magazine AlphaWeek, which discusses these changes. Click the link below to register to watch the recording.

Do you visit a dentist when you need a physical check-up? Do you see a doctor when you have a cavity? Of course not, but that scenario is exactly what we encounter when working with new clients who have relied on their IT Managed Service Provider (IT MSP) to lead their cybersecurity program. While your IT MSP should be responsible for implementing the critical security technologies needed to protect your organization and its data, should they also manage your cyber program?

Click ‘read more’ below to learn more about the pros and cons of segregating your IT and cybersecurity functions.

On May 19, email and network security solutions provider, Barracuda, “identified a vulnerability in our Email Security Gateway (ESG) appliance”.

If you’re a Barracuda user – and there are many of them – then, if you haven’t patched already, please do so urgently. But also, check your networks for any other systems that might have been compromised.

Click ‘read more’ below for our thoughts on why it’s important to undertake a more comprehensive review when a breach occurs.