All Safeguards Rule articles
SEC risk alert flags branch office cybersecurity controls
The protection of customer personal data by branch offices of broker-dealers and investment advisers should be just as robust—and as well-coordinated—as protocols used by the firm’s home office, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Cybersecurity staffing woes play part in FTC Safeguards Rule delays
The Federal Trade Commission extended the deadline for compliance with certain changes to its Safeguards Rule announced last year, in part because of labor shortages in the cybersecurity market.
SEC sanctions 8 over email breaches
The Securities and Exchange Commission penalized eight firms across three separate actions for breaches of employee email accounts that exposed the personal information of thousands of customers in each case.