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Does Your Financial Firm Follow All SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?

Does Your Financial Firm Follow All SEC Cybersecurity Requirements?

January, 2023 | Sal Marino

The SEC is ramping up cybersecurity compliance efforts, recently issuing First American Financial Corporation over $487,000 in fines for poor vulnerability management that put their investors’ [...]

In-House or Outsourced IT: Which Is More Cost-Effective for Your Business?

In-House or Outsourced IT: Which Is More Cost-Effective for Your Business?

December, 2022 | Sal Marino

Making the decision to establish an in-house IT department or to outsource to a managed IT services provider (MSP) can be hard. Both options have pros and cons, and it’s important to weigh these [...]

Are You Allocating Enough Budget For Cybersecurity?

Are You Allocating Enough Budget For Cybersecurity?

December, 2022 | Sal Marino

In a world where cyberthreats like phishing scams and ransomware attacks are commonplace, it’s more important than ever for organizations to invest in cybersecurity. But how much should you be [...]

A Step-By-Step Guide to Establishing an Incident Response Plan for your Financial Firm

A Step-By-Step Guide to Establishing an Incident Response Plan for your Financial Firm

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · A Step-By-Step Guide to Establishing an Incident Response Plan for your Financial Firm It's no secret that cyberattacks are on the rise and becoming increasingly more sophisticated by [...]

Are Cloud Solutions Right for the Finance Industry?

Are Cloud Solutions Right for the Finance Industry?

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Are Cloud Solutions Right for the Finance Industry? Cloud solutions are becoming increasingly popular in the business world, as they offer a number of benefits that are difficult to [...]

Cybersecurity Tips the Payments Industry Needs to Know Now

Cybersecurity Tips the Payments Industry Needs to Know Now

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Cybersecurity Tips the Payments Industry Needs to Know Now The payments industry is constantly evolving, with new payment methods and technologies being introduced at a rapid pace. While [...]

A Guide to Cybersecurity in the Banking Industry

A Guide to Cybersecurity in the Banking Industry

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

The banking industry continues to be a preferred target for cybercriminals, and for good reason. Mainly because banks store highly valuable information, such as credit card and loan details, estates, [...]

The 5 Best Cybersecurity Frameworks for Financial Firms

The 5 Best Cybersecurity Frameworks for Financial Firms

August, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Charles IT Blog - The 5 Best Cybersecurity Frameworks for Financial Firms Businesses in the finance industry process and store different forms of sensitive data, including customer [...]

The Top 5 Biggest Threats to the Financial Industry in 2022

The Top 5 Biggest Threats to the Financial Industry in 2022

August, 2022 | Sal Marino

The financial industry has become one of the top cybercrime targets in recent years. 

Can You Name the Cybersecurity Regulations That Apply to the Financial Industry?

Can You Name the Cybersecurity Regulations That Apply to the Financial Industry?

August, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · Can You Name the Cybersecurity Regulations That Apply to the Financial Industry? Financial services is one of the most heavily regulated sectors in the world as it plays a vital role in [...]

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