Cybersecurity threats facing the hedge fund and financial industry are intensifying as is the focus of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure firms are prepared and have detailed information security policies in place. On April 15, 2014, the SEC stated the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) will be conducting examinations of registered entities regarding cybersecurity matters. As part of the exam, the SEC will be reviewing firms' written information security plans and policies.
Eze Castle Integration's experienced consultants are working with hedge funds and alternative investment firms to create Written Information Security Policies (WISP) that address the administrative and technical safeguards a firm needs to withstand a cybersecurity incident and demonstrate preparedness.
Since 2009, when the Massachusetts data privacy law went into effect, our team has worked with clients to create information security policies and incident response plans.