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SEC Tranformation Review by Commissioner Aguilar

With barely over a week left on Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar’s tenure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), he summarized the changes he witnessed in the SEC during his seven years serving as Commissioner in his public statement “Commissioner Aguilar: Looking Back at The SEC’s Transformation (and a few other things).”

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The SEC and their Cybersecurity

The SEC’s challenges in implementing their own cybersecurity protocols could be similar to your firm.

On December 16th, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) released a public statement titled “Being a Responsible Steward: Ensuring that the SEC Implements Effective Cybersecurity Protocols for its Data Gathering Efforts.” In the article, he addresses the increased data gathering of the Commission in order to be a “more informed and astute regulator” and to “keep pace with our rapidly evolving markets.” He also addresses the fact that one agency having all of this data increases their risk of a cyber-attack.

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