Cybersecurity insights

Submitted by Brian.Lavelle on October 27, 2017
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Cybersecurity insights

Cybersecurity can be overwhelming and complex. We interviewed several experts and advisors to get guidance for developing a strong program, along with best practices for ongoing evaluation and maintenance.

Below, you'll find videos from our interview series with advisors that provide insights and practical ideas to help you in your cybersecurity planning efforts.

In the first video, Ann Smith, chief operating officer and chief compliance officer of  Heritage Financial Services, shares how her firm evaluated its preparedness, defined a plan, and educated employees and clients.

In our second video, Rob Ross, chief compliance officer of Sontag Advisory, recounts his firm’s experience of going through an SEC cybersecurity exam and offers his insight about what to expect and how to be prepared.

Check back regularly for additional videos.

Ann Smith

Tackling cybersecurity: How one firm got started

Ann Smith

Heritage Financial Services


Robert Ross

Strategies for the SEC cybersecurity exam

Rob Ross

Sontag Advisory

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