As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to revisit cybersecurity focus points and remind firms and their representatives of potential weaknesses. Cybersecurity is no longer a big firm program. Cyber-attacks occur from one-man shops to multibillion-dollar financial institutions.
FINRA warns member firms to be on the lookout for a fraudulent phishing emails that are currently circulating. Recently, member firms have reported to FINRA that they have received suspicious emails targeting their compliance personnel.