• Jan
    5
    RFA Alert: Critical Processor Vulnerabilities Identified

    Researchers have identified new vulnerabilities, named Meltdown and Spectre, that impact processors produced by all leading manufacturers, including Intel, AMD and ARM, and are utilized in most computers and mobile devices globally. The Meltdown vulnerability exploits a design flaw with processors that allows a specifically crafted program to access data from other programs running on…

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  • Dec
    18
    How Customized Workflows Give Firms a Competitive Edge

    Firms need a competitive edge to stand out in the crowded marketplace and there are a few key areas where firms can excel and nudge ahead of the competition. Developing solutions to automate workflows is a key area for many firms, as bespoke, slick workflows can optimize operations at every stage of a trade. Anything…

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  • Dec
    15
    Cyber Essentials Plus – Risk Mitigation and GDPR Compliance

    Risk is part of everyday life for firms in the financial and legal sectors and it goes beyond volatile markets and unpredictable cash flows. Firms must deal with the risks associated with the use of technology, in both the firm and its portfolio companies. If the infrastructure or systems fail to meet expectations, if they…

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  • Dec
    13
    Business Continuity & Risk Management – Topics on Private Equity Executives’ Minds

    RFA’s UK Managing Director, George Ralph, recently moderated a panel session at a private equity summit attended by a large group of C-level executives. The focus was being prepared to face the challenges that private equity firms face around business continuity and keeping the business running in the event of system failure, natural disaster, cyber-attack,…

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