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California Approves CPRA, Which Amends CCPA
California approved the CPRA on Nov 3, 2020, which amends the existing CCPA to provide new and additional rights and obligations.
Risk Alert: Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector
The CISA, FBI, and HHS issued a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on October 28, 2020 related to credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.
Risk Alert: New Fake FINRA Email Phishing Scam
Criminals are targeting registrants using fake FINRA email addresses to conduct targeting phishing campaigns. Learn how to prevent them.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Now’s the Time to #BeCyberSmart
Now is the time to empower your employees to be the first line of defense against cyber threats. Learn how to protect your employees.
Risk Alert: US Treasury Dept Issues Updated Guidance on Ransomware Payments
At one point, the FBI recommended you might want to make Ransomware Extortion Payments. Read about the sharp reversal from that previous guidance.
ACATS Fraud Alert
Read about recent attempts to commit fraudulent ACATS transfers based on identity theft of valid brokerage accounts and learn what steps to take to be protected.
OCIE Risk Alert For “Credential Stuffing”
“Credential Stuffing” is a relatively simply attack method used by criminal to take advantage of individuals who use the same (or similar) passwords for all their many online login sites.
LinkedIn Security Alert
Learn how to protect your LinkedIn account from the multiple targeted attacks that have been recently directed at asset managers.
SEC Issues New Risk Alert on COVID-19 Compliance Risks and Considerations for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers
The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspectors and Examinations (OCIE) issued a new Risk Alert.