RIA Compliance Consultants has created this sample cybersecurity training material, Be the Big “Phish” that Got Away – How to Avoid Phishing Attacks, which is intended to help your investment adviser firm train its supervised persons to avoid phishing attacks. In today’s world, phishing scams happen to investment adviser firms in many different forms such as emails, mobile devices (apps), third-party transfer requests from client and many more. This cybersecurity training material helps your investment adviser firm’s supervised persons become aware of some of the different types of “bait” scammers are using today and what to do if the scammers actually “hooks” you.
This is not comprehensive list of best practices for avoiding phishing attacks. This sample form should be considered as a starting point for discussion with the investment adviser firm’s IT security staff or consultants; the investment adviser firm will need to customize this sample training material to its business model and policies and procedures. RIA Compliance Consultants is not an expert on cybersecurity or avoiding phishing attacks.
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This sample document should be considered a starting point, and purchaser should not treat this sample document as a final document ready for use. The sample document has not been customized to the purchaser’s business model, the specific investment advisory rules applicable to the purchaser’s investment adviser or the written supervisory procedures and code of ethics of purchaser’s investment adviser.
This sample document may not be applicable or appropriate for every investment adviser. The purchaser should not consider a sample document purchased from our online store as an exhaustive, comprehensive or definitive list of the items necessary to meet the purchaser’s obligations under the applicable investment adviser laws and rules.
This sample document is not intended to detect or prevent fraud, selling away, Ponzi schemes, undisclosed outside business activities, inaccurate or false fee calculations, theft, misappropriation or unlawful conversion of client funds.
Due to changes of investment adviser laws and rules, this sample documented may become outdated and need to be updated or discontinued. RIA Compliance Consultants, Inc. will not be providing any subsequent updates of this sample documents to the purchaser. Likewise, RIA Compliance Consultants, Inc. will not be monitoring and reporting to the purchaser any issues related to the use of this sample document.
Since this sample document may not reflect the specific investment advisory requirements of the purchaser’s securities regulator, the purchaser should check with the securities regulator(s) with jurisdiction over its investment adviser or review any applicable rules before using this document.
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