Critical Components of a Hedge Fund Manager Cybersecurity Program: Resources, Preparation, Coordination, Response and Mitigation

A recent PracticeEdge session offered by the Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA) reviewed the current cybersecurity landscape and offered practical guidance for implementing cybersecurity measures, developing a cybersecurity response plan and mitigating cybersecurity risks.  The program was introduced by Walter Zebrowski, principal of Hedgemony Partners and RCA Chairman, and moderated by Ralph Mittl, a principal at Ernst & Young (EY) and RCA Senior Fellow.  It featured Christopher Hetner, a Senior Information Security Executive at EY; Jaime Kahan, a principal of EY; Scott D. Pomfret, Regulatory Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Highfields Capital Management LP; and Gerard M. Stegmaier, a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP.  See also “Weil Attorneys Discuss U.S. and E.U. Cybersecurity Risks and Compliance Issues Relevant to Private Fund Managers,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 45 (Dec. 4, 2014).  In April of this year, the RCA will be hosting its Regulation, Operations and Compliance (ROC) Symposium in Bermuda.  For more on ROC Bermuda 2015, click here; to register for it, click here.

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