With the Equifax breach still making headlines, it can feel like no personal or financial information is completely safe and secure. If big corporations can get hacked, is there any hope for the rest of us in our private lives?Read Post
EY, named as one of the world’s top cybersecurity consulting organizations by Cybersecurity Ventures, surveyed over 1,700 CIOs, CISOs, and other executives about their organizations’ information security practices. The result is an excellent whitepaper that offers best practices on how to sense, resist, and react to cybersecurity threats. As a sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year New England program, EY has given us permission to share this exclusive report with our business clients.Read Post
When investors consider asset allocation and diversification, there are typically a number of decisions that are made in order to create an appropriate portfolio. The first and most important decision...Read Post
What is Business Email Compromise? Business E-mail Compromise, or BEC, is a sophisticated fraud scheme in which fraudsters compromise a legitimate e-mail address through social engineering or computer intrusion, and then use this e-mail to conduct unauthorized transfers. The compromised e-mail will often have the name or domain changed by one letter (e.g. jondoe@abc. com instead of email@example.com), or the actual e-mail account will mimicked by using a fraudulent forwarding e-mail address. Using malware, the fraudster may access previous e-mail correspondence within the organization in order to understand how wire requests are typically requested, and then mimic this protocol to complete the fraud.Read Post
For businesses of all sizes, it’s getting increasingly difficult to prevent data from being compromised. Watch this webinar to learn how you can stay ahead of the curve and protect your organization. Boston Private’s Chief Risk Officer, Tom MacDonald, CFA moderates with special guest speaker and former FBI agent, John Mulvaney, CPA, CFE.Read Post
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