Cybercrime has skyrocketed in recent years, with several corporate giants enduring catastrophic breach events. Many small and mid-sized financial firms wrongly consider themselves too small to be of interest to cybercriminals, and wrongly opt to ignore the threats, leaving themselves open to attack. As part of the nation’s critical infrastructure, private equity firms face a mounting list of cybersecurity requirements, driven both by emerging risk vectors and by government mandated regulatory measures.

This survey highlights:

  • The overall challenges and three primary cybersecurity vulnerabilities facing the Private Equity industry;
  • Findings from 100 surveyed international firms detailing perceived threat levels, overall cyber threat awareness, and attack preparedness.