Finance Industry

How RIAs Can Meet SEC Cybersecurity Requirements

Whether you’re with a large advisory firm or are a sole proprietor, financial and investment advisors in Iowa are now responsible for more than providing guidance and advice. In the shift to moving data and systems online, you now face information-security risks. As a result, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has created cybersecurity compliance requirements that registered investment advisors (RIAs) must follow to protect client data.

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Finance Industry

Ransomware: When do I pay?

Plain and simple, data ransoming is on the rise. Most of us never consider the possibility that we may become victims of a ransom scenario in our lifetimes. Cyber attacks are a relatively new threat that is evolving rapidly. As this growth continues, more and more parties find themselves at the receiving end of a ransom message. Their organizational or personal data is held hostage while a clock ticks down to fuel their anxiety. Traditionally, negotiation with...

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Education Industry

Working with a Cybersecurity Firm for the First Time

With a background in application support, St. Ambrose University’s Shelly Lowery knew software and...

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Healthcare Industry

Real-Life Cybersecurity Stories from VGM Members

How do you know when it’s time to improve your organization’s cybersecurity? What changes...

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