FINRA provides cybersecurity alert containing measures firms should consider in adjusting to Covid-19
On March 26, FINRA released a cybersecurity alert providing FINRA firms and associated persons with measures they can take to help strengthen their cybersecurity controls in areas where risks may increase in the current environment. The alert contains recommendations concerning the security of office and home networks, computers, and mobile devices. It also addresses common methods of scams and attacks during Covid-19. The alert recommends that firms provide staff with training regarding cybersecurity.