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Hello, Eze Dark Web Monitoring, A Deterrent to Account Takeover Activities

By Amanda Daly,
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Here at Eze Castle Integration, we take great pride in listening to our clients and the market as a whole. We follow a security-first approach in delivering complete cloud solutions complemented by the support of our award-winning global helpdesk, which operates 24x7x365. Whether using the public cloud, private cloud or a hybrid cloud approach, Eze Castle Integration excels in providing best-in-class solutions that address a firm’s specific needs.

Dark Web MonitoringAcross the dark web underworld criminals are buying and selling stolen user credentials, including email addresses, usernames and passwords, to access high value (i.e. executive and privileged user) accounts. Once in a system, criminals steal financial assets, uncover trade secrets and exploit other vulnerabilities. To stop this threat, firms must monitor the Dark Web and respond.

Enter Eze Dark Web Monitoring, a cost-efficient deterrent to ATO activities. Eze Dark Web Monitoring provides early detection, alerting clients when credentials are discovered and forcing users to reset passwords.

“Cybersecurity threats rank as some of the greatest risks facing the industry today with companies of all sizes under attack. At Eze Castle Integration, protecting clients is our mission. We follow a security first approach to IT and deliver fully managed security solutions, such as Eze Dark Web Monitoring, to fortify our client environments – whether they reside in a public cloud, private cloud or on-premise,” said Steve Schoener, Chief Technology Officer at Eze Castle Integration.

Categorized under: Security  Cloud Computing  Operational Due Diligence  Outsourcing  Private Equity  Disaster Recovery  Trends We're Seeing  Eze Castle Milestones 

Why Eze Clients Love Our Ezetastic Global Support Desk (Video)

By Olivia Munro,
Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Here at Eze Castle, we're 100% focused on client satisfaction and wrap every service in award winning support. Our managed support services combine quality, timely and professional support, as well as 24x7x365 global help desk access.

From our client technology managers and engineers to our global help desk analysits and solution consultants, we're dedicated to ensuring our clients receive outstanding support and the right technology solutions. Our team aims to be a client's technology operating partner focused on building a long term relationship. But, don't take our word for it! 

Watch our newest video to see what our clients have to say about our award-winning support!

Categorized under: Help Desk  Outsourcing  Eze Castle Milestones 

Employee Appreciation Day: One Mission's Kids with Cancer Buzz-Off

By Amanda Daly,
Thursday, February 28th, 2019

In honor of Employee Appreciation Day tomorrow, March 1, Eze Castle Integration sat down with Dave Wilcox, Service Director- Northeast Region, of Eze Castle Integration for an interview on his experience with One Mission’s Kids with Cancer Buzz-Off

Dave Wilcox has been involved with the One Mission Kids with Cancer Buzz-Off since 2013 so we sat down with him to get an insight on his experience. The money One Mission raises goes exclusively to their 40+ programs and services that are offered at their three partner hospitals; Boston Children’s Hospital, The Jimmy Fund Clinic at Dana-Farber, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. The one mission of One Mission is to do whatever it takes to get kids through cancer, and they accomplish this by focusing on the day-to-day needs of patients and families that people and charities often overlook as non-essential. One Mission feels very strongly, however, that it’s the little things that get kids and families through the darkest days of their lives. Programs such as birthday parties, decorated hospital rooms, yoga, catered meals, and parking passes are exactly the “small” things that turn a horrible, stressful day into one with smiles and memories. One Mission funds no cancer research at all.

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Happy Holidays from all of us at Eze Castle Integration!

By Eze Castle Integration,
Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

With the holiday season upon us, we'd like to take this moment to wish all of our clients, partners, friends, and colleagues Happy Holidays and a healthy, successful 2019!

Holiday e-card 2018

Categorized under: Cloud Computing  Trends We're Seeing  Eze Castle Milestones 

Eze Castle Launches an Educational Series for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By Eze Castle Integration,
Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Categorized under: Security  Trends We're Seeing  Videos And Infographics  Eze Castle Milestones 

Eze Voice Product in the Spotlight

By Olivia Munro,
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Since its launch, our Eze Voice offering has been providing clients reliable service for their workplace communication needs. For those of you who are unfamiliar with our VoIP offering, Eze Voice is a cloud-based solution that combines high levels of redundancy and quality of service with the other features that the financial industry requires. The platform uses our global private cloud infrastructure, the Eze Private Cloud, and is ideal for firms that require flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness that accompany cloud-based services.

On top of the flexibility and cost-effective nature of hosted voice, additional benefits of using a hosted voice platform include unlimited calling minutes, business continuity, and functionality and connectivity for remote or mobile workers. 

How does it work?

Categorized under: Hedge Fund Operations  Cloud Computing  Infrastructure  Communications  Trends We're Seeing  Eze Castle Milestones 

Happy Birthday Eze Castle!

By Amanda Daly,
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Cue the confetti and cake - Eze Castle Integration is turning 23 years old this month!

Just as times and technologies have changed, Eze Castle has continuously evolved over the years. We've certainly come a long way from our founding in 1995, when childhood friends John Cahaly (our current CEO) and Sean McLaughlin pitched their first trading solution to Fleet Investment Advisors - a product they developed in a small apartment above Sean's father's dental practice. Today, we have 11 offices across the US, Europe and Asia with a staff of almost 350 employees supporting over 650 finacial clients.

Our first 23 years have certainly been an exciting ride! Check out our timeline and some fun facts about our company below.

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Why Private Equity Firms Prefer Eze Castle's Outsourced Cloud Solutions

By Private Equity Wire,
Thursday, March 1st, 2018

This article originally appeared in the February 2018 Private Equity Wire Awards Special Report. Eze Castle Integration won Best Technology Outsourcing Cloud Provider.

Fund managers face a multitude of pressures today, ranging from regulatory to investor demands for improved transparency and evidence that their data is being stored and secured to the highest standards.

Best Cloud for Private EquityThis is a lot for PE groups to take on, who need to focus on the investment process without getting sidetracked having to manage technology risk. As such, demand for outsourced cloud solutions has strong momentum, with Eze Castle Integration very much at the forefront of this.

“We want to be sure that the technology being leveraged supports best-of-breed technology, both in the cloud as well as on-site,” explains Mark Coriaty, Chief Strategy Officer at Eze Castle Integration. “Fund managers want to ensure that their day-to-day workflows are reliable, secure and running off best-of-breed technologies.

“We have all of those components bundled together to provide a turnkey solution, whether that be our Eze Private Cloud or Eze Hybrid Cloud.”

The Eze Private Cloud is a very controlled environment. It contains a lot of components to do with private networking, client controls, data integrity controls, as well as enterprise standard security measures.

To adapt to the changing market landscape, Eze Castle Integration is able to offer all of its clients a hybrid cloud solution, if they wish, by combining the Eze Private Cloud with public cloud services.

As Coriaty explains, the hybrid cloud takes two things into account: “The standards that we put forth as best practices to our clients within the Eze Private Cloud, as well as all the regulatory requirements that alternative fund managers face. Then we connect key components of Microsoft’s public cloud.

“We have directly connected our private cloud with the Microsoft Cloud so that we can look at and control all the networking, the security components, as well as the end user experience.”

Categorized under: Cloud Computing  Private Equity  Trends We're Seeing  Eze Castle Milestones 

Why Eze Castle Loves Technology: In Honor of Valentine's Day!

By Amanda Daly,
Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Without a doubt, technology has shaped nearly every aspect of the way we live and work today. From the way we communicate with oneTechnology word cloud another to the way we travel from one location to another, to the way we obtain and share information, we are constantly relying on technology to enable our most basic daily activities.

Here at Eze Castle Integration, as in most other organizations, technology plays an integral role in all aspects of our operations - the work we do today would nearly be impossible!


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Our Best Of Cybersecurity Articles in 2017

By Amanda Daly,
Thursday, January 4th, 2018

As we are about to finish the first week of 2018, its’s time to share the best of Cybersecurity Articles we wrote in 2017. It can be a daunting task to keep up with everything cyber, so we highlight some of the best Cyber Articles for our readers.

Beware of Security Risks Lurking Behind Public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi networks are incredibly convenient and can be a great resource at the airport, coffee shops, or lengthy train commutes. Alongside convenience with public Wi-Fi, we see a host of unnecessary risks. On open, unsecure networks, information is generally unencrypted, meaning with the use of a wireless network analyzer, it’s fairly easy to see what others are up to. Attackers try to intercept the communication between your computer and the computer you are sending information to so that they can gather useful information. A hacker, for instance, can see what webpages you’ve visited and what credentials you’ve entered into forms.

Common attacks that occur on public wifi:

  • Man-in-the-middle attacks
  • Malware
  • Wi-Fi Sniffingg

Read more here.

Is “Smart” Technology Invading Your Privacy?

After this holiday season, emerging ‘smart’ technologies such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home are making their way into many homes, making it simple to find for users to stay up-to-date on the latest news, ask for directions, or hear tomorrow’s weather forecast. The Echo’s voice assistant, Alexa, for example, can complete advanced tasks such as turning on lights and changing the temperature of your home. The Echo is also capable of playing music, giving directions, and can even re-order an item you’ve purchased on Amazon. Google Home has many of the same features that the Amazon Echo has. Google Home is powered by Google Assistant. Smart technology is a playground for hackers.

These devices are effectively always listening and, at some times, recording what you say… so how secure are these devices? It’s important to remember to treat your smart device just as you would any other personal device, and that means keeping security top of mind. Read more on smart technology here.

Categorized under: Security  Operational Due Diligence  Outsourcing  Eze Castle Milestones 

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