Tag: managed service provider

August 2, 2016 David Gemma

Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery & CyberSecurity

Prior, Proper, Planning

Getting Ahead of Business Disruptions with Strategic Thinking

Business continuity is a thoughtful process that describes a complete solution for backup and disaster recovery. A true business continuity solution will protect data on-premise and in the cloud, and also details a data restoration strategy.

Unfortunately, many firms take shortcuts in these areas due to the historically high costs of implementing comprehensive solutions.

New SEC rules for RIA firms

US businesses lose billions of dollars each year to data loss, and recent studies indicate that if your data center is down for more than a week, the likelihood of bankruptcy escalates significantly.

The SEC is defining new rules for Business Continuity Planning for RIAs to help protect investors from the fallout of this type of occurrence.

In this eBook, topics cover:

     - Outdated practices that create a false sense of security

     - The costs of cyber attacks and downtime

     - Best practices for IT in Financial Services

And more

To get your copy of Financial Services Firms: Add Business Continuity to Your Bottom Line, click here.

Avoid Business Disruptions: Protecting Your Clients and Your Firm

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July 12, 2012 David Gemma No comments exist

Family Wealth Report – article entitled “Viewpoint: On selecting managed services providers”

4 years ago we put together an article for Family Wealth Report Viewpoint: On selecting managed services providers that used the analogy of a siege on a medieval castle to talk about IT security and Business Continuity for investment managers and wealth managers.  I reread the article the other day and it has stood the test of time rather well, so I thought I’d share it with you in case you missed it the first time – Enjoy!

(If you’re not registered with Family Wealth Report you can get a free 28 day guest logon on the landing page to see the article)