Drawbridge shortlisted for three industry awards

Drawbridge is proud to announce three recent industry award nominations: Private Equity Wire US Awards 2020, HFM European Technology Awards 2020 and HFM US Services Awards 2020. In Private Equity Wire’s US Awards 2020, Drawbridge has been shortlisted in the category of Best Cyber Security Provider. Organized by Private Equity Wire, a publication publishing PE…

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The Importance of Vendor Due Diligence

On July 21st, 2020, The University of York published an article describing a recent data security incident involving one of its third-party service providers. They describe the attack as the loss of personal information from Community members, Staff, Alumni, Students and Others involved with the University. They also state that a number of other US…

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Critical Microsoft Alert and Patching Update

As part of the July “Patch Tuesday”, Microsoft released a total of 123 CVEs (or “Common Vulnerabilities or Exposures”). That comes on the back of a record-breaking number of June CVEs totaling 129. The year-on-year volume of CVEs from Microsoft is increasing rapidly, with 2020 totaling 657 so far. We are not far from eclipsing…

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Cybersecurity: Ransomware Alert

On July 10, 2020, The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) released an alert on the growth of the ransomware threat for financial services market participants and its commitment to providing advisory to assist these firms in taking proactive measures to protect their businesses. Phishing attacks and other social engineering campaigns are being…

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