"SEC" Posts

SEC Seeks to Enforce Safeguards Rule Amid Email Cyberattacks

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) could have protected these financial services firms from email account takeovers, SEC investigation says.

SEC Sanctions Financial Firms for Cybersecurity Lapses

Memo to MSSPs in the financial services sector: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sanctions entities for cloud email security lapses.

SEC Probes SolarWinds Customers on Data Breach Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission investigates whether some companies hit by the SolarWinds Orion cyberattack failed to divulge the breach as legally required, report says.

DDoS Attacks vs Financial Industry: SEC Chairman Warning

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) cyberattacks pose big threat to U.S. stock exchange & financial services, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton warns.

10 Most Read MSSP Security Stories: Week of 17 July 2020

This week’s most read managed security services provider (MSSP), MDR & SOC news involves Acronis, Collabera, DeviceLock, Micro Focus, Microsoft, an SEC MSP warning & more.

SEC Warning: Ransomware Targets Financial Networks

Cybercriminals increasingly use phishing & ransomware to attack financial institution networks, the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) reports.

SEC Shares Best Cybersecurity Practices for Financial Services Firms

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) shares best cybersecurity practices for financial services organizations. Here’s how MSSPs can leverage tip sheet.

SEC Hires Chief Risk Officer to Boost Cybersecurity Efforts

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) hires Gabriel Benincasa as the SEC’s first chief risk officer (CRO). Benincasa will focus on strengthening the agency’s risk management & cybersecurity efforts.

Symantec Stock (SYMC) Falls Amid Internal Investigation

Symantec stock (SYMC) falls nearly 35% as of midday Friday after its Audit Committee of the Board of Directors announces an investigation following concerns raised by an ex-employee.

Carbon Black IPO Filing: MSSPs Are Critical to Endpoint Security Success

Carbon Black IPO (initial public offering) filing reveals major dependence on MSSPs (managed security services providers) and strategic partners like IBM and VMware. Nearly 95 percent of sales involve channel partners.