Priority: High Executive Summary: On 30th October 2019 between 20:18 and 23:22 BST, ITC’s SIEM service picked up a heavy, unexpected surge in connection attempts to our customers from Tor node IPs. To understand volumes, ITC typically observe only a few of these events a day, however in this instance there were several thousand detections […]

Risk, reputation and regulation: keeping hedge fund IT systems secure

Hedge fund managers can no longer focus solely on performance; regulation is increasingly in their sights. Since the 2008 financial crisis governments have focused on regulations in an attempt to rein in the “too-big-to-fail” banks, resulting in the likes of the Dodd-Frank Act and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MIFID II). Fund managers must […]