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Redpoint Cybersecurity LLC provides superior information security services to a variety of markets, including law firms, asset managers and family offices, retail and manufacturing firms, and more.  Our services are comprehensive and include network vulnerability scanning, penetration testing and system exploitation, security training, and a variety of consulting services ranging from governance and policy creation to vendor security due diligence, to IT and Compliance support.

Each of our engagements begins with a clear articulation and scoping of project goals and ends with a debrief to your management and IT staff, to ensure that our findings and recommendations are actionable and result in the improvement of your overall security and cyber risk management processes.

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  • Rebuilding Your Business in the Face of COVID-19 June 25, 2020

    Rebuilding your business in the face of COVID-19

  • Owners Call On Cuomo to Scrap RGB After It Delivers Another Rent FreezeJune 18, 2020

    The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is calling on the State to scrap the city’s Rent Guidelines Board after it voted to freeze rents for one million New Yorkers.

  • Anchin: The Virtual Strategist CFOJune 12, 2020

    Chris Noble explains how Anchin's outsourced accounting services group, now rebranded as the Client Accounting Advisory Services Group (CAS), is a natural extension of Anchin's proactive client service model.

  • Guidance on Cyber Threats to Private Equity and Hedge FundsJune 8, 2020

    As the corporate world is evolving and becoming more accepting of working remotely, every company is facing the increased threat of cybercrimes. In 2019, the average cost of a data breach in the U.S. was more than $8 million, and the average time spent to identify and contain a breach was around 245 days. These numbers will continue to grow as cyber criminals become even more sophisticated.

  • Bracing for More Job Losses, Looking Toward Better DaysJune 4, 2020

    As tomorrow’s U.S. unemployment numbers are predicted to hit at least 20 percent due to the COVID-19 shutdowns, economists and commercial real estate experts say there will be post-pandemic changes on the commercial real estate landscape during the slow road to recovery.

  • Work From Home Is Complicating Cybersecurity InvestigationsJune 4, 2020

    Before the pandemic, Redpoint Cybersecurity, a subsidiary of New York-based accounting and advisory firm Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, did roughly 85% of its work at clients' offices, Chief Operating Officer Tab Bradshaw said. The proportions have flipped: about 95% of the incident-response team's work is now offsite, he said. The company works mainly with small or medium-size businesses.

  • Anchin Eyes Impact of Lower Than Expected Rents on Valuations, ProfitabilityJune 4, 2020

    Anchin, Block & Anchin is talking with its clients about the impact that potential declines in office rental rates could have on commercial real estate valuations and profitability. The question is an important one for real estate fund managers and other institutional-backed capital focus on the office market, which has traditionally been a core asset class fo real estate fund managers and other institutional-backed capital focus on he office market, which has traditionally been a core asset class for investment, noted Rob Gilman, partner.

  • Questions New York's CRE Companies Have for Their AccountantsMay 20, 2020

    NEW YORK CITY—The pandemic has caused a level of economic disruption never seen before. Not surprisingly, real estate companies have many questions for the professionals that they rely on, such as financial advisors and accountants. Marc Wieder, an accounting and audit partner at the real estate group at Anchin, Block and Anchin, one of North America’s largest public accounting firms, has been fielding queries from the firm’s New York’s owners, developers, fund managers, agents and brokers, since day one.

  • Coronavirus PPP Exclusion Puts Landlords in Financial JeopardyMay 20, 2020

    While lawmakers provided aid to small businesses across the country through their multitrillion-dollar stimulus legislation, landlords have been unable to apply for funding – leaving some facing serious financial challenges.

  • U.S. to Accuse China of Hacking COVID-19 Vaccine ResearchMay 11, 2020

    Tab Bradshaw, COO of Redpoint Cybersecurity and a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s advanced information sharing working group, confirmed the planned warning in an interview Monday.  

  • 19 Things To Know About the New Tax DeadlineMay 4, 2020

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to file and pay any taxes owed from the original date of April 15 to July 15.

    If you’re planning on taking advantage of the new deadline, here’s everything you need to know.

  • Zoom Security & Privacy: Protecting Your Virtual Meetings and Protecting YourselfApril 14, 2020

    During these days of increased remote work, many in-person meetings and events are going virtual and videoconferencing platforms are becoming more necessary to our daily…

  • Navigating Uncharted Waters: Responding to the Business Impact of COVID-19March 31, 2020

    While all organizations are in uncharted waters in dealing with the resulting economic turmoil, professional firms such as ours have a responsibility to help clients navigate through the crisis. Many businesses have addressed the immediate needs created by the pandemic: implementing remote workplace regimens, revising paid-time-off and other policies to assist employees, enacting customer support programs, etc. Having addressed the most urgent needs, it is now time to focus on issues that pose an existential threat to long-term business continuity and viability. Here is some advice that we’re sharing with our firm’s clients.

  • COVID-19 Cyber Hygiene: Tips for Keeping Your Remote Working Environment Safe & SecureMarch 24, 2020

    Staying safe and healthy doesn’t just apply to you and your hands. As many of us move to remote work in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is important to know how to keep our employees’ home work environments as secure and protected as our companies’ offices. Taking steps now to improve employee awareness and procedures can save headaches, costs and distraction related to breaches later. In this Anchin Alert, we will be sharing our tips for maintaining the best cyber hygiene in the wake of COVID-19 and all of the unprecedented challenges it has brought.

  • Covid-19 – Addressing Key Business IssuesMarch 16, 2020

    The disruption to the economy and to how we socialize due to Covid-19 is quite significant. As with other major disruptions of the past, we will likely progress through a period of uncertainty after which businesses will slowly recover. Here are several key items to address so you can keep your business and its employees on track.

  • Anchin Expands Firm’s Cybersecurity Practice – Tab Bradshaw Joins as New Leader of Redpoint Cybersecurity LLCMarch 5, 2020

    Anchin is pleased to welcome Tab Bradshaw to the firm as Chief Operating Officer of its affiliate, Redpoint Cybersecurity. Redpoint provides strategies to mitigate advanced cybersecurity threats via offensive security services, digital forensics and incident response services, and cybersecurity transformation services.

  • 5 Tips to Help You Build Your Five-Year Plan Now February 20, 2020

    For a tech startup, the future may look nothing like the present. Those five years can move quickly – which is why it’s vital to start thinking about the answer now.

  • 2020: Challenging Technology Environment for All Size BusinessesFebruary 13, 2020

    Past experiences can help us see what’s in front of us, but with respect to technology and security, many of the challenges from the past year are still going to be with us in 2020.  Indicators on emerging risks show that although companies know they need to accept the digital future, most are keenly aware that the digital past dictates the challenges for the near future.

  • Department of Homeland Security Warning About Increased Cyber AttacksJanuary 9, 2020

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning businesses that there will likely be an increase in cyber threats due to heightened tension with Iran.  They advise that you should expect and be prepared for an increase in phishing attacks. Phishing is when someone sends you a deceptive email in an attempt to steal information or infect your computer with malware.

  • The OCIE Lays Out Six Examination Priorities for 2019January 11, 2019

    Every year, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) publishes a report listing their priorities for upcoming examinations. For 2019, they will focus their attention on six categories.

  • Cybersecurity for Investment Partnerships, Private Equity and Real Estate Funds - Responding to a Growing ThreatJuly 30, 2018

    Investment partnerships, private equity and real estate funds are tempting targets for cybercriminals thanks to their financial assets, sensitive customer information, and access to institutional counterparts. And the threat is growing quickly. Recent studies report that fifty five percent of limited partners in private equity funds expect a serious cyberattack on their firms within the next five years. How can you keep your fund safe? Let’s take a look at the current threats and latest recommendations from the SEC.

  • COVID-19 Update Center

    The Anchin COVID-19 Update Center is available to simplify your access to critical financial information. It is updated regularly to supplement your communications with your…

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