Does blasting the SEC for failing to act on warnings help cybersecurity?

On the heels of the Equifax breach, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosed on September 20, 2017, that it had been hacked way back in 2016. It further disclosed that about a month ago it learned the hackers may have used their access for illegal online trading. With the SEC's regulatory enforcement … Continue reading Does blasting the SEC for failing to act on warnings help cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity Legal Issues: What you really need to know (slides)

Shawn Tuma delivered the presentation Cybersecurity Legal Issues: What you really need to know at a Cybersecurity Summit sponsored by the Tarleton State University School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Strategic Studies' Institute for Homeland Security, Cybercrime and International Criminal Justice. The presentation was on September 13, 2016 at the George Bush Institue. The following are the slides … Continue reading Cybersecurity Legal Issues: What you really need to know (slides)

Cybersecurity Legal Year in Review – #DtSR Podcast

Do not miss this podcast discussing key cybersecurity legal events from 2015. Shawn Tuma joined the DtSR Gang [Rafal Los (@Wh1t3Rabbit), James Jardine (@JardineSoftware), and Michael Santarcangelo (@Catalyst)] on the Down the Security Rabbit Hole podcast. In this episode... Most important cybersecurity-related legal developments of 2015 Tectonic Shift that occurred with “standing” in consumer data … Continue reading Cybersecurity Legal Year in Review – #DtSR Podcast

SEC v. R.T. Jones shows the SEC has a role in regulating cybersecurity

The federal security laws require registered investment advisers to adopt written policies and procedures reasonably designed to protect customer records and information. SEC v. R.T. Jones Capital Equities Management, Consent Order (Sept. 22, 2015). “Firms must adopt written policies to protect their clients’ private information and they need to anticipate potential cybersecurity events and have … Continue reading SEC v. R.T. Jones shows the SEC has a role in regulating cybersecurity