Fending off the hacker threat

After the NFA publishes its own guidance on the critical issue, Ginger Szala examines the cyber-security landscape for CTAs

In February 2016, cyber thieves hacked into Swift, the global bank network used to authorise payments from one account to another, and stole $81m from one of Swift’s weakest points: the Bangladesh central bank. And that was just one attempt that was successful. Swift is not a bunch of tubes held