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Protecting the Data Downside

Jan 15, 2019

Protecting the Data Downside

Jan 15, 2019

The threat of cyberattack has increased in recent years, with a growing number of firms impacted by sophisticated cyber intrusions. To meet this evolving threat, as well as adhere to new regulatory guidelines, investment managers have been increasingly focused on improving their information technology (“IT”) and cybersecurity infrastructure. Similarly, Private Advisors, LLC (“PA”) has incorporated the review and assessment of its managers’ IT and cybersecurity protocols as part of its due diligence and ongoing monitoring processes and continues to invest in upgrading its own IT and cybersecurity infrastructure. PA surveyed its underlying mangers in 2018 to better understand how their IT and cybersecurity processes have evolved over time. Findings from that survey, as well as an overview of the evolving regulatory environment and escalating cyber-threats, are presented in this paper...