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PracticeMatch to Host Physician Career Fair at SpringHill Suites Denver on April 8, 2015


St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 31, 2015

The PracticeMatch Career Fair will take place Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the SpringHill Suites Denver, 1190 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204. More than 50 hospitals, clinics and groups with career opportunities will be attending from across the country. All specialties will be represented. Attendees will enjoy free hors doeuvres and raffle prize drawings.

Leslie Thompson, Director of Career Fairs for PracticeMatch says Denver is an ideal location to hold a career fair. In the metropolitan area there are over a thousand medical residents and fellows who are looking for physician roles, as well as many practicing physicians and advanced practitioners who are interested in seeking new opportunities and challenges, Thompson continues: We know we can be instrumental in every career stage of these highly-valued professionals. We look forward to assisting this vibrant healthcare community.

PracticeMatchs five year history of ever-growing career events is now even broader because of its recent partnership with MDLinx, part of the M3 Group. The strength and category expertise of PracticeMatch, coupled with the massive reach of the trusted, award-winning physician network of MDLinx, allows us to promote and expand our career fairs through new channels and markets," comments Tim Raster, COO, PracticeMatch. Through our partnership with MDLinx, we can present our career fairs more than 600,000 physicians, significantly enhancing their career opportunities. By expanding our highly attended career fairs into new cities, we are helping the healthcare industry fill vitally important positions so necessary for the highest quality patient care. This is particularly helpful in the context of the impending physician shortage already having impact on the nation.

Register here for the PracticeMatch Denver Career Fair. To learn more visit https://www.practicematch.com/, call PracticeMatch at 800-489-1440 or email us at careerfairs@practicematch.com.

About PracticeMatch

PracticeMatch assists health care organizations around the country with finding physicians to fill needs within their communities. For over 20 years, PracticeMatch is the number one provider of physician data and services to in-house physician recruiters. PracticeMatch offers a complete line of sourcing tools, including world-class physician databases, an online physician job board and career center and consulting services, and a full-scale data management and tracking system. More information can be found at https://www.practicematch.com.

About MDLinx

The award winning MDLinx website makes it possible for busy physicians and healthcare professionals to stay current on the latest and most important medical news and information. MDLinx sorts, ranks, and summarizes medical journal articles and news for easy and accessible viewing. It also features the largest career center on a healthcare professional site. Recently MDLinx was named Best Healthcare Professional Media Brand of the year by the trade publication Medical, Marketing and Media (MM&M).

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12May/150

REMIT and MiFID II – regulatory priorities for energy trading companies – 5th ETRC Summit


London (PRWEB UK) 30 March 2015

Senior level delegation from National and European Regulation Authorities and Energy Trading companies gathered on 11-12th March in London to examine the latest developments around the regulations affecting their trading activities, including MiFID II, EMIR, CRD IV, MAD II, REMIT and the Dodd-Frank Act.

The morning of the first day was marked by the interventions of the regulators present at the Summit. Paul Willis, Technical Specialist Commodities at the Financial Conduct Authority, opened the Summit with an update on MiFID II, highlighting its key elements on a timeline and sharing the FCAs expectations with the industry. Vincent Derbali, Commodity Advisor at AMF Autorit

10May/150

Lumesis Announces Strategic Relationship with Pershing LLC


Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 05, 2015

Lumesis, Inc., a leading provider of business efficiency, regulatory compliance and data solutions for the municipal market has announced a new strategic relationship with Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, that will give immediate access to DIVER Advisors municipal bond reports and compliance solutions to Pershing clients. The content integration into Pershings platform for broker-dealers, wealth managers and advisors will provide these Pershing clients with immediate access to required information for disclosure and ongoing portfolio surveillance.

We are delighted to be working with an industry leader like Pershing to ensure that their clients have access to the most current information, whether they are providing required information to retail and non-SMMP clients for primary or secondary market trades, or conducting research, said Gregg L. Bienstock, Esq., CEO and Co-Founder of Lumesis.

DIVER Advisor was developed to help the muni bond industry leverage technology to stay ahead of a changing compliance landscape. Integration into the Pershing workflow makes research and compliance with time-of-trade, supervision and suitability rules simple and seamless, said Tim Stevens, CFA, President, COO and Co-Founder of Lumesis.

Were pleased to be the first clearing and custody provider to make DIVER Advisor available, at no cost, to our clients. With DIVER Advisor Muni Bond Reports fully integrated into Pershings BondCentral workflow, its easy for advisors to get the most current muni bond information they need, when they need it, says John Vrettos, Director of Fixed Income Business Development at Pershing. In conjunction with other guardrails that come out of the box with Pershings platform, advisors and their firms can now incorporate municipal bonds into their practices with increased confidence thanks to DIVER Advisor.

About Lumesis

Lumesis, Inc. is a financial technology company focused on providing business efficiency, data and regulatory solutions to the municipal bond marketplace. Founded in 2010, Lumesis is completely dedicated to serving the municipal market with industry-leading analysis and compliance solutions that meet the needs of an evolving regulatory environment. Today, the companys DIVER platform helps hundreds of firms with over 40,000 users efficiently meet credit, regulatory and risk needs. Lumesis investors include Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) Learn more at http://www.lumesis.com

About Pershing

Pershing and its affiliates provide global financial business solutions to advisors, asset managers, broker-dealers, family offices, registered investment advisor firms and wealth managers. A financial services firm located in 23 offices worldwide, Pershing provides business-to-business solutions to clients representing 5.8 million active investor accounts on the U.S. platform. Pershing affiliates are members of every major U.S. securities exchange, and its international affiliates are members of the Deutsche B

9May/150

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Securities and Exchange Commission Unanimously Approves Regulation A+ Rules under JOBS Acts Title IV


Washington D.C (PRWEB) March 26, 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted final rules yesterday (March 25, 2015) to expand Regulation A, an existing securities registration exemption, under Title IV of the JOBS Act, often referred to as Regulation A+. The expansion of Regulation A will expand capital markets for small public securities offerings. The final rules, which will become effective in the coming months, will preempt state Blue Sky laws for certain offers under Regulation A.

"The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates praises the Commission for moving forward securities rules for small businesses and investors, including unaccredited ones, which will further serve as a catalyst to capital formation and economic stimulus, said Kim Wales, founder and CEO of Wales Capital and CFIRA executive committee board member. This is the first real step to true securities-based crowdfunding as intended by the JOBS Act."

The regulations divide Regulation A into Tier 1 and Tier 2:

Tier 1 - requires SEC and state reviews and payment of state filing fees; companies can raise up to $ 20 million per year; open to unaccredited investors, with no audit required.

Tier 2 - requires SEC review but no state review, companies can raise up to $ 50 million per year, also open to unaccredited investors (limited to the greater of 10 percent of income or net worth), annual issuer audit is required, and must use a registered transfer agent.

Both tiers are open to unaccredited investors and can be used by existing and new businesses. The SEC is conditionally exempting companies that use Regulation A from having to become fully registered with the SEC by reason of having triggered the number-of-shareholders threshold. Issuers will have the ability to generally solicit and advertise to investors using Regulation A+ for both Tiers 1 and 2.

Reg A+ should be seen as the first real securities-based crowdfunding as this class of securities can be bought by anyone, not just accredited investors, said D.J. Paul, co-chair of CFIRA and a member of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. While Title III rules are yet to be finalized, this ruling is a huge step in that direction as it allows working- and middle-class people to buy stock in emerging companies, which was previously only available to the wealthy. It also allows small- and mid-sized companies, which employ over 80 percent of Americans, to access working capital in a way that was previously only available to large companies raising hundreds of millions of dollars through traditional IPOs.

This is fantastic news for small businesses, which are the jobs engine of our economy. Regulation A+ and the small public markets it creates will improve capital formation that will create new wealth and help businesses across the country grow and expand, said Chris Tyrrell, CEO of Offerboard Group and chair of CFIRA.

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About CFIRA

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates, or CFIRA, was established following the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. CFIRA is an organization formed by the crowdfunding industrys leading platforms and experts. The group works with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and other affected governmental and quasi-governmental entities to help establish industry standards and best practices. For more information, visit http://www.CFIRA.org.







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An Outsiders Perspective on Cyber Security Can Only Benefit CIOs


New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2015

By definition, a CIOs responsibility is to support the computer systems, technology and data for the enterprise relying on their judgement and expertise to keep digital assets and environments secure and running smoothly. But according to an article published in National Mortgage News on April 22nd, 2015, CIOs can many times actually be doing a disservice to their responsibilities by focusing too heavily on making sure all the is are dotted and ts are crossed when it comes to company policy and industry best practices, and not enough focus on getting an outsiders perspective regularly.

Best practices and sound policies are of course instrumental to effective cyber security, but they are just playbooks, playbooks that many hackers know inside and out as well, from common defense tactics to widely used emergency response practices. What cyber security professionals from outside the organization bring to the table is a fresh look from a real-world perspective, and thats not just instrumental, its crucial.

Social engineering, beating the human element.

Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics (GDF), a premier national provider of cyber security solutions headquartered in New York City, has helped businesses of all sizes navigate the ever evolving cyber threat landscape since the infancy of the Internet, and if there is one thing he has seen proven time and time again, its that, cyber security does not come in a one-size-fits-all solution, and thats a problem when security is looked at through a purely academic lens. Trust me, the real world of cyber threats is far more brutal than what youll learn about in the halls of academia, and when the stability and success of an entire organization rests in the balance, the stakes are just too high to not approach the problem from a real-world cyber attackers point of view. If there are six words that need to get pounded into the heads of CIOs responsible for cyber security as often as possible, they are social engineering, social engineering, and social engineering. Thats how even goliaths that have every resource and security technology available to them still manage to get bested and victimized, from Target, to Sony, to Anthem and beyond.

First assess, then test.

Comprehensive cyber threat assessments and penetration tests by Global Digital Forensics are designed to look at the entirety of the big cyber-security picture. On the cyber threat assessment side, GDF takes a look at all those is and ts CIOs love so much, by reviewing and understanding existing policies, procedures and enforcement, looking at any specific regulatory compliance issues a client may face in their particular industry, mapping the digital architecture and addressing the whole scope of it, including the burgeoning problems related to the increasing popularity of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies, understanding the intricacies of the daily data flow, making sure emergency response plans are well designed to effective and fast, and helping clients recognize and remediate any other issues that may be found.

The right way to really test cyber security is from a hackers perspective.

On the penetration testing side, GDF assumes the role of a real-world attacker, launching simulated cyber attacks just like the ones they would use. The tests get customized to a clients unique situation, which can include everything from realistic and advanced spear phishing campaigns, to devious and clever ways weve devised to get a GDF-infected USB stick inserted into a target network, and much more. We take great pride in the fact that, so far, we have a 100% success rate when it comes to infiltrating a targeted network. And there is nothing more effective than actually showing a CIO, an executive, a manager, or even an employee that we did get by them, heres how and heres how to fix it. Its also not unusual for us to then get retained to give cyber security awareness seminars for the entire organization afterward, and I can tell you that all eyes are forward and paying attention when you successfully phished 60-70-80% or more of the company, or can point out how many were fooled into inserting one of our infected USB sticks, effectively compromising the network. And if you can raise that awareness and make it stick, you already won more than half to the battle when it comes beating cyber attacks at the source, Caruso says. Those are just some of the tricks in our bag, but like todays hackers, theres always more things we can dig out of our arsenal to get the job done right for any unique situation and identify any weak links in the chain.

It just takes one misstep for a disaster to unfold.

If you plug the holes which can lead to that initial intrusion that hackers use as the springboard to start moving sideways across the network, make everyone aware of their responsibilities and understand the ramifications even a single lapse in judgment can have and show them how to avoid being an unknowing accomplice to a cyber attacker, for both businesses and critical infrastructure alike, everyone will be safer in the long run, says Caruso, including whomever is filling that monumentally important position of Chief Information Officer for an organization in todays dangerous digital world.

*Global Digital Forensics is a recognized industry leader in the fields of computer forensics, cyber security and emergency incident response, with years of experience assisting clients in the government, banking, healthcare, education and corporate arenas. For a free consultation with a Global Digital Forensics specialist, call 1-800-868-8189 about tailoring a cost-effective plan which will meet your unique needs, without wasting resources on solutions you simply dont need. Emergency responders are also standing by 24/7 to handle intrusion and data breach emergencies whenever and wherever they arise. Time is critical if a cyber incident has occurred, so dont hesitate to get help. For more information, visit http://www.evestigate.com.







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