ACA Aponix

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SEC Conducting Cyber Compliance Examination Sweep of Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs)
May 22, 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has commenced a series of cybersecurity examinations on registered investment advisers (RIAs) which targets Form ADV data related to cloud service providers.

New Intel Chip Security Vulnerability
May 15, 2019

On May 14, Intel announced a series of security vulnerabilities in its central processing unit (CPU) chips. The vulnerabilities are collectively labeled Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS).

Surveillance Attack Discovered in WhatsApp
May 14, 2019

On May 13, Facebook announced a vulnerability in its popular WhatsApp messaging service. The vulnerability allows attackers to install spyware on smartphones by simply placing a voice call to WhatsApp on the device.

May 9, 2019

We provide short to long-term staffing to support information security teams at a variety of seniority levels from an analyst to a CISO. Our experienced professionals can assist with your company’s information security needs.

May 9, 2019

ACA Aponix provides short- to long-term staffing to assist private equity operating teams with deal support, portfolio company strategy, investigations, and information security program development.

May 8, 2019

With data breaches on the rise and more privacy regulations going into effect, it’s more important than ever for companies to develop and test

May 8, 2019

One of the simplest ways a hacker can penetrate your network is via email using a tactic called phishing, or, in a targeted effort, spear-phishing.

May 8, 2019

In the event of a disaster such as a technological failure or cyber-attack, it’s critical to have a business continuity plan (BCP) that outlines the procedures your company must follow in order to continue operating and recover

May 8, 2019

A written information security program (WISP) documents the policies and controls that protect your sensitive data and critical systems, including the protection of personally identifiable information your company collects and

May 6, 2019

We offer a variety of risk assessment services to help companies identify gaps in their cybersecurity/regulatory posture and identify technology-related risks.

Cost-Effective Cybersecurity Diligence Service for PE Investment Teams
April 24, 2019

Cyber incidents at portfolio companies can drastically diminish their investment value. To help PE investment teams mitigate cyber risks, we're excited to announce our cost-effective cybersecurity diligence service.