Align Cybersecurity

Operational Cybersecurity Risk Assessments

The Overview

Like many financial services and other organizations, investment advisers must periodically assess its cybersecurity posture. Registered investment advisers must conduct these assessments annually. Having conducted hundreds of Operational Cybersecurity Risk Assessments on investment advisers of all types, investment programs, sizes and levels of sophistication, the Align Cybersecurity team can provide these assessments and the concomitant recommendations and feedback they generate, swiftly and efficiently.

Services include:

  • Explanation of the current regulatory requirements and applicable cybersecurity framework standards.
  • Evaluation of all controls in place, whether technical, technological, operational or governance in nature.
  • Consultative review of all observations, findings and recommendations.

The Benefits:

  • Fulfill your regulatory requirements.  All investment advisers must be prepared to demonstrate engagement in understanding its unique cybersecurity risk posture. Registered investments advisers are required to conduct these exercises annually.
  • Cybersecurity Baseline. The Operational Cybersecurity Assessment provides a clear picture of your baseline of security controls, in plain language.
  • Roadmap to Cybersecurity Compliance. Working off of each client’s cybersecurity baseline, the Align team works directly with each client to enhance and mature its cybersecurity program at a reasonable and achievable cadence. 

Align Awarded Best Cybersecurity Provider

Align was voted Best Cybersecurity Provider in the 2021 Hedgeweek US Awards. This award is based on peer-review survey in which investors, hedge fund managers, and service providers are invited to nominate a "best-in-class" in a variety of categories.


“Align is our trusted provider for all our Managed Services and cybersecurity needs. They provide us best-in-class IT services that not only help drive productivity and growth, but ensure we meet both current and evolving compliance and security requirements with ease. As consultants to financial advisors, trust and reliability are indispensable to our operations, which is why we never hesitate to refer Align to our very own client base. Align isn’t just our partner, they are an extension of our team. We look forward to entrusting them with our IT infrastructure for years to come.”

Ed Fasano - Experienced Advisory Consultants LLC