The connection that financial businesses have to wealth – and the global economic system as a whole – make them a continually high-value target for cyberattackers.
Breaking the Bank
Financial services companies are consistently on the frontlines of the fight against attackers, from financially motivated hackers to state-sponsored intruders, thus requiring more advanced security compared to other industries. The good news is that you can take risk-based steps to reinforce your security posture and boost your maturity.
What the Financial Services Industry Needs to Do
Protect against advanced malware, including ransomware, distributed by organized cybercriminal groups.
Reduce detection time for cyber threats, particularly on endpoints as the prevalence of connected devices grow.
Identify vulnerabilities across databases, networks and applications (including mobile, as well as ATMs) and ensure appropriate data protection.
Rapidly mitigate the impact of a security incident with a comprehensive incident response plan.
2023 Financial Services Sector Threat Briefing and Mitigation Strategies
This Trustwave report explores the specific threats and risks that financial services organizations face, along with practical insights and mitigations to strengthen their defenses.
Stay Ahead of the Pack.
Harden Your Supply Chain
Protect sensitive information through assessing and managing the security maturity and operating effectiveness of controls in place in your supplier base.
Monitor systems and networks for signs of anomalies and cyber threats – both from insider and external threats – and ensure that confidential data stays put.
Test with Increasing Sophistication
Test your technical controls with penetration testing, your organizational maturity with Red Teams, and your ability to detect and respond with Purple Teams.
Take a Security-First Approach to Compliance
Get ahead of evolving risks and standards to adopt a streamlined and strategic approach to financial data security compliance management.
Banking on Trust
In an industry with little room for error, one fiduciary services firm sought to streamline its security ecosystem due to a merger. In Trustwave, the firm identified a partner that provided increased visibility and industry-leading expertise - including threat hunters and digital forensics.
Trustwave offers a comprehensive and flexible portfolio of financial services solutions for you to protect your infrastructure, networks, data and users against today’s advanced threats and data breaches, while ensuring compliance with evolving regulatory requirements.
24x7 managed detection and response powered by our proven Trustwave Fusion platform, connecting to your existing security tools with advanced analytics and best-in-class Trustwave SpiderLabs threat intelligence and expertise.