All cybersecurity articles

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    CAQ arms directors with cyber risk roadmap


    To stoke more board inquiry on cyber-security, the CAQ has published a primer on questions that  management and external auditors should be ready to answer.

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    Better cyber-security through better cyber-compliance training


    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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    SEC: Cyber-security now biggest risk facing financial system


    In an interview on May 17, SEC Chair Mary Jo White made an eye-opening comment about cyber-security. Cyber-security, she stated, is now the “biggest risk facing the financial system.” What does that mean for the Commission going forward? Bruce Carton reports.

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    Compliance Week 2016: First Sessions Announced


    Image: We hold the Compliance Week annual conference every May, so our 2016 event might still seem a long way off to many. Around here, however, we’ve already been working on speakers and ideas for months. This week we want to give you a peek at what’s on drawing board ...

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    Lessons From SEC’s First Cybersecurity Enforcement Action


    This week, the SEC fined investment advisory firm R.T. Jones Capital Equities Management for failing to establish required cyber-security policies and procedures, which later led to a breach that compromised the personal data of roughly 100,000 customers. It is the first enforcement action the SEC has brought against a regulated ...

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    ‘Outsider Trading’ Crackdown Announced


    The Justice Department and SEC both announced high-profile cases on Tuesday against a large group of hackers and traders. Over a five-year period, the group allegedly carried out a scheme that involved hacking more than 150,000 confidential press releases from the computer networks of Marketwired, PR Newswire Association, and Business ...