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    SEC modifies timing for non-public fund reports

    2019-02-28T10:45:00Z

    With an eye toward improving data management and cyber-security oversight, the SEC has approved changes to the submission deadlines for registered investment companies filing non-public monthly reports.

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    Cross-sector companies launch Coalition to Reduce Cyber Risk

    2018-03-28T10:30:00Z

    With an effort to improve cyber-security defenses, six global corporations have joined forces to launch The Coalition to Reduce Cyber Risk, also known as CR². Members include AT&T, Cisco, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, Mastercard, and Microsoft.

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    SEC releases update to cyber-security disclosure guidance

    2018-02-23T11:00:00Z

    The SEC has released updated cyber-security disclosure guidance. Chairman Jay Clayton says the guidance “will promote clearer and more robust disclosure by companies about cyber-security risks and incidents, resulting in more complete information being available to investors.”

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    Bill targets credit reporting agencies for consumer data leaks

    2018-01-10T13:15:00Z

    The newly introduced Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act is intended to hold large credit reporting agencies more accountable for data breaches. The bill would give the Federal Trade Commission greater supervisory authority over data security at CRAs.

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    NIST develops draft update to cyber-security framework

    2018-01-03T12:00:00Z

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology, commonly known as NIST, has issued a draft to its commonly consulted the “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Security."

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    U.S. Cybersecurity Policy Director joins FTI Consulting

    2017-09-15T11:30:00Z

    Cheryl Davis, former Director for Cybersecurity Policy at the U.S. National Security Council and Principal Director of Cyber Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has joined the cross-segment cyber-security team at FTI Consulting as a managing director in its Technology segment.

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    A dire warning from White House’s cyber-security advisers

    2017-08-23T11:30:00Z

    The National Infrastructure Advisory Council, a cyber-security task force that advises the White House, says national cyber-security efforts are “falling short," in a new report. It provides recommendations for both the public and private sectors.

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    Washington reacts to a month of cyber-attacks

    2017-05-17T15:00:00Z

    In the aftermath of one of the largest global cyber-attacks in history, Congress is considering new legislation and quizzing the FCC over a separate attack that compromised its collection of public comments on net neutrality.

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    Better cyber-security through better cyber-compliance training

    2016-12-06T09:15:00Z

    The Achilles’ heel of every cyber-security program is compliance. Javvad Malik offers some tips on how the right kind of training can fix that.

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    Yahoo breach shows that boards may be their own worst enemy

    2016-10-04T12:15:00Z

    Yahoo’s recently disclosed breach of at least 500 million user accounts underscores the risks board members create for the companies they serve by using free e-mail services. More from Joe Mont.

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    Machine Learning capabilities drive new Splunk products

    2016-10-03T09:15:00Z

    Splunk, a software platform provider for real-time operational intelligence, has released several new versions of its suite of Splunk products: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk IT Service Intelligence, Splunk Enterprise Security, and Splunk User Behavior Analytics. Available on-premises or in the cloud, the newest versions of Splunk solutions leverage machine learning to ...

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    K2 Intelligence partners with BitVoyant

    2016-05-20T15:15:00Z

    K2 Intelligence, a cyber defense, investigative, and compliance services firm, and BitVoyant, a cyber intelligence services company, has announced a new partnership to co-develop cyber-derived business intelligence products and defense services based on massive proprietary cyber datasets.

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    SEC Weighs In on New Debt Cost Presentation Guidance

    2015-06-22T13:00:00Z

    The SEC is signaling a solution to companies struggling with how to reflect certain debt issuance costs under new guidance from the Financial Accounting Standards Board. During a recent meeting, the Commission acknowledged that FASB’s update doesn’t provide guidance on costs related to debt arrangements. Details inside.

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    Citigroup: Law Firms at High Risk of Cyber-Attacks

    2015-03-27T13:45:00Z

    In a recent internal report, Citigroup's cyberintelligence center warned employees that law firms are targets of attacks by foreign governments and hackers because they house valuable data concerning their clients' transactions and strategies. According to the NY Times, the Citigroup report alerted employees that cybersecurity at law firms remains weak ...

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    Europe’s Banks at Risk for Security Breaches

    2015-03-04T11:30:00Z

    Significant loopholes exist in many of Europe’s top banks, and concerns about cyber-breaches have skyrocketed, according to a new European Commission report. Despite the sheer complexity of IT systems, hackers have still made their mark on the financial services industry over the years. While banking IT systems have become more ...