Safeguarding the future: ensuring cyber security in hedge funds

Today’s investment firms operate within a complex strategy framework that spans multiple asset classes and diverse investment vehicles, fuelled increasingly by real-time data. Their evolution has opened new avenues for capital growth but also leaves firms exposed to multi-layered cybersecurity risks.

Three prominent threats – ransomware attacks, supply chain breaches and insider threats – have taken centre stage, each posing distinct challenges to the financial sector.

This paper explores the specific nature of these threats for hedge funds and asset managers, including real-life case study examples, and reveals why a multi-faceted cybersecurity approach is needed to keep pace with the emerging risks.