Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity, retail investor protection are hot topics at PLI’s enforcement conference

By Amanda Maine, J.D. Officials from the SEC, DOJ, and other agencies gave their views on the enforcement landscape at the Practising Law Institute’s Enforcement 2018 conference on regulatory perspectives. Overlapping themes on two panels in particular included cybersecurity and … Continue reading

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OOPS 2018 Preview: Contractors and Cybersecurity

With even DoD officials acknowledging cyber threats ranging from exfiltrating our top military secrets (“the terabyte of death” per DISA’s Director) to seizing control of SECDEF’s car to sinking Navy vessels with critical infrastructure attacks, both federal agencies and government … Continue reading

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The SEC’s New Cybersecurity Guidance Is More Significant Than You Might Think

In the wake of increasing major cyber security incidents—such as the recent Equifax data breach that affected about 140 million U.S. consumers— the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its interpretive guidance on cybersecurity disclosures in late February. The guidance … Continue reading

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Failure to Disclose Leads to $35 Million Penalty in the Yahoo! Cybersecurity Breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced Tuesday that Altaba, the entity formerly known as Yahoo! Inc., has agreed to pay a $35 million penalty to settle charges that it misled investors by failing to disclose one of the … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity: NIST’s New Framework (Version 1.1)

Recently, NIST released an updated cybersecurity framework. This popular framework is entitled “Version 1.1” rather than the “2.0” that some have been calling it (including us) when the proposal was released last year. Here’s an excerpt from a Wachtell Lipton … Continue reading

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