Ransomware Prevention, Simplified
Ransomware Prevention, Simplified

With the right policies and processes in place, you can significantly minimize your organization’s likelihood of falling victim to ransomware.  

IT and Cybersecurity Teams Need to Work Together
IT and Cybersecurity Teams Need to Work Together

Here’s what your IT and cybersecurity teams or provider should be managing for you.

Why Did we Acquire a Cybersecurity Firm?
Why Did we Acquire a Cybersecurity Firm?

In order to achieve our vision, we had to have the skills, methodology and overall infusion of cybersecurity leadership and discipline into our firm.

Internet Explorer Zero Day Vulnerability (ID CVE-2018-8653)
Internet Explorer Zero Day Vulnerability (ID CVE-2018-8653)

Read our security team’s debrief on the latest critical cybersecurity threat.

Why do clients call us?
Why do clients call us?

Since founding Agio, potential clients come to us for almost always one reason, and it’s the same reason that led me to start Agio.

Digital Value is in the Eye of the Beholder
Digital Value is in the Eye of the Beholder

Sometimes, the information that’s given away has more value to the recipient than it does to you.

Lost Laptops; Lost Data
Lost Laptops; Lost Data

Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security just because news of security breaches and data loss usually involve attacks on enterprise databases and mainframes. You’re equally vulnerable and exposed on the other end of the IT spectrum.

Contacting Law Enforcement Post Cyber-Attack
Contacting Law Enforcement Post Cyber-Attack

If your home or office were burglarized, your first step would be to call the police, but what happens if your hedge fund or private equity firm is the victim…

SEC Warns about Vendor Payments
SEC Warns about Vendor Payments

There is new information regarding a type of Wire Transfer Fraud that we want clients to be aware of, and prepared to defend against. In the SEC’s report…

How to Stop Wire Transfer Fraud
How to Stop Wire Transfer Fraud

Managed Detection & Response alerts catch the multi-faceted attacks the good guys are up against, saving you from falling victim to wire transfer fraud.

Detect Phishing: 101
Detect Phishing: 101

Here are some helpful tips to spot phishing attempts, not only for hedge funds and private equity firms, but for all organizations.

Spear Phishing — A Threat to Hedge Funds & Private Equity Firms
Spear Phishing — A Threat to Hedge Funds & Private Equity Firms

The U.S. government recently confirmed Russian agents continue to use simple, yet effective spear phishing tactics against political targets, and it remains a looming threat to us all.

GDPR & What Financial Services Needs to Know
GDPR & What Financial Services Needs to Know

How does the EU’s GDPR apply to you? What challenges do you face to comply? Does the regulation really have teeth?

Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks for Private Equity
Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks for Private Equity

Private equity firms need to go beyond reactive SEC-compliance and focus on proactive protection of their firm assets.

Detection & Response First. Prevention Second.
Detection & Response First. Prevention Second.

Experience and research shows us that while effective prevention strategies are essential, detection and response are even more important, for three reasons.

Office 365 for Hedge Funds and Private Equity
Office 365 for Hedge Funds and Private Equity

With Microsoft Office 365 being the dominant email platform in the alternative investment space, we thought it worth discussing some of the top considerations when securing Office 365.

The Four Dimensions to Cybersecurity That Really Matter
The Four Dimensions to Cybersecurity That Really Matter

Best-in-breed cybersecurity rests on four pillars. At Agio, we’ve coined it ADEPT, reflective of Agio Diligence, Expertise, Process, and Technology.

The Time We Hacked a Private Equity Firm…from Their Lobby
The Time We Hacked a Private Equity Firm…from Their Lobby

This test was part of the client’s Cybersecurity Risk Assessment within Agio’s larger SEC Cybersecurity Readiness Program.

Private Equity vs. Hedge Fund: Which Is Harder to Secure?
Private Equity vs. Hedge Fund: Which Is Harder to Secure?

Do private equity firms pose a bigger cybersecurity challenge than hedge funds?

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