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May 11, 2020
Read how a private equity energy investor experiencing increased cyber threats to its portfolio companies worked with ACA Aponix to deploy a comprehensive risk management solution to cover all of the firm’s oil and gas portfolio companies. 
Lynx Case Study
May 7, 2020
Read how Lynx FBO Network (Lynx) in the general aviation industry worked with ACA Aponix to execute a Holistic Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Assessment.
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May 7, 2020
Web hosting giant GoDaddy® has suffered a breach affecting thousands of users, per reports of security researchers. The data breach occurred in October 2019, but was first discovered on April 23rd of this year.
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April 24, 2020
Learn how to protect yourself from the "zero-click” vulnerability discovered on Apple® iPhones® and iPads®  that enables bad actors to hack into devices by sending specially crafted email.
2020 NSCP / ACA Cybersecurity Compliance Programs Survey
March 30, 2020
We invite you to participate in the 2020 NSCP / ACA Cybersecurity Programs Survey and learn what your peers are doing to build strong regulatory compliance programs. Participate in our survey for investment advisers and broker dealers.
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March 17, 2020
ACA's Carlo di Florio recently shared his insights with FT Adviser on the need for firms to bolster their operational resilience in preparation for a potential disaster or other business disruption.
Understanding the Risk And Protecting Yourself from Payment Fraud
February 19, 2020
Payment fraud threats are a major concern for financial services firms globally, with fraud trends reflecting a continued and sustained growth over the past few years. It has become essential that firms are proactive in predicting and assessing their exposure to these threats in order to mitigate the likelihood and impact of a payment fraud incident. 
M&A Due Diligence Challenges: Transition Management
February 5, 2020
Our M&A Due Diligence Challenges blog series addresses the changing nature of IT, cybersecurity, and data privacy and how investors can manage these risks and increase their chances of achieving a successful M&A transaction. Part 2 covers Transition Management and Day 1 / 100 days planning.
7 Tips to Avoid Identity Theft During the 2020 Tax Season
February 3, 2020
Tax filing may be delayed until July 15, but it's best to file as soon as possible and be extra vigilant about tax scams. Here are our tips for staying diligent and resources to share with your employees and friends.
SEC OCIE Cyber and Resiliency Observations
January 28, 2020
SEC's OCIE released Cybersecurity and Resiliency Observations from its examinations of SEC-registered firms. Here's what you need to know.
January 28, 2020
Data Privacy Day is a great opportunity to evaluate your level of data privacy compliance for your firm, especially for CCPA. Join our webcast with Compliance Week to learn what you need to know about this new privacy regulation.
10 Cybersecurity Trends for 2020
January 27, 2020
As we begin 2020, here’s a list of 20 cybersecurity trends and predictions to prepare for in the coming year.