Archive: October 2, 2017

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SEC wants to collect more information – but can they protect it?

SEC wants to collect more information – but can they protect it?

By Cameron Abbott and Olivia Coburn

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.

Hackers accessed information on corporate filings intended for investors, which would be used for insider trading.

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