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SEC zeroing in on firms’ cyber-risk practices during exam process

The regulator is taking a closer look into firms' cyber risk management programs as part of the examination process.

Phishing becoming a growing concern in private equity

Executives advise taking precautions as part of cyber risk management.

Key SEC cybersecurity policy advisor to leave

Christopher Hetner, a senior advisor to the agency’s chairman, has worked to strengthen cyber incident response planning and threat intelligence capabilities.

How you should protect data from cyberattack

As asset managers become increasingly exposed to cybercrime, one not-for-profit is developing interoperability standards that would prevent private equity firms from becoming the target of cyber-criminals.

Tech Q&A: Bridging the digital divide

Whether it’s due diligence, data exchange or tax software, technology poses some of the biggest issues for a modern private equity firm. We asked leading tech experts to answer some of the most common conundrums.

Lack of talent and leadership impeding cybersecurity improvements

A survey of 100 firms by fund administrator Augentius found that more than 50% are less than satisfied with their cybersecurity arrangements.

WATCH: Should you have cybersecurity insurance?

A compliance expert explains what immediate steps you can take in the event of a security breach.

GPs told they ‘can’t outsource responsibility’ on GDPR

Fund's data controller has an obligation to ensure the vehicle is compliant with new regulations, managers warned.

Regulatory enforcement of alternatives down under Trump, says study

Alternative assets managers have experienced a lessening of regulatory enforcement since Donald Trump became President, according to a study by Koger.

Blackstone sees potential ‘significant adverse effect’ from US tax reform

The investment firm is also concerned by the Trump administration's protectionist policies and potential competition for its credit business.

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