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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.

SEC: ‘Critical’ for Companies to Disclose Cybersecurity Incidents

The SEC encourages public companies to inform stakeholders about cybersecurity incidents in a timely manner. SonicWall’s CEO weighs in with perspectives.

SEC: Corporate Data Breach Disclosure, Reporting Rules May Change

Expect the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to rework requirements for publicly-held companies to disclose cybersecurity breaches to investors.

SEC Admits Personal Information Leaked in 2016 Corporate Data Breach

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) 2016 “EDGAR” system data breach exposes the Social Security numbers & other personal information of two people.