Is Your Firm Prepared to Identify and Respond to a Potential Cyber Threat?

FINRA recently posted an informational notice titled Heightened Terror Threat Risk, regarding a bulletin from the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued under the National Terrorism Advisory System, that summarized the heightened risk of potential cyber and physical attacks by Iran against the United States.  This Notice outlines steps firms may consider taking to be prepared and respond to any cyber-attacks and other business disruptions that may occur.  Firms should make sure their cyber security programs are up to date and their staff are trained on how to identify and respond to potential cyber and physical threats