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SEC warns of widespread issues with robo-advice

The agency issued a risk alert and deficiency letters to almost all of the robo-advisers examined, citing shortcomings in how the companies manage portfolios and disclose conflicts. The alert could signal future enforcement actions.


Tips for developing a cybersecurity plan for your firm

As cybercriminals become bolder and more sophisticated in their efforts to hack into networks, it's more important than ever for your firm to have a comprehensive plan to protect its data.


Edward Jones loses $30 million cyberbullying claim over fake sex ads

The former broker, Dalas Gundersen, sued Edward Jones in 2015, seeking damages, after three fake gay-sex ads were posted on Craigslist earlier that year listing his business phone number.


Fidelity to offer email security tool to RIAs, B-Ds

The cybersecurity solution, which aims to protect advisers and their end clients' business email, comes from tech firm Armorblox.


Prepping fintech platforms for the next cyberattack

It’s critical for fintech firms to have incident response plans if a catastrophic event and subsequent cyberattack were to happen.


How the advisory industry has been preparing for the next 9/11 event

In the two decades since 9/11, the financial industry has been preparing for the next terrorist attack, in whatever form it might take.