Tag: cyber threats

DFSA launches Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform
December 07, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Cybersecurity in 2019 - what to expect?

Making an educated forecast initially expects us to recall on past 2018 cybersecurity breaches. The year began with a huge explosion - Specter and Meltdown (otherwise known as Chipocalypse). Not at all like this had ever happened to PC and cybersecurity. A huge number of frameworks, and also cloud configurations, were influenced. The effect, and…

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SEC charges nine hackers and traders in Edgar hacking case
October 02, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

SEC beefs up security around EDGAR filing system following 2016 cyber intrusion

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton today provided an update on the status of the agency’s review and investigation of the 2016 intrusion into the EDGAR system. In addition to updating previous disclosures, today's announcement also includes additional information on the agency’s efforts to strengthen its cybersecurity risk profile going forward. The ongoing staff investigation of the…

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DFSA launches Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform
September 27, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

The cyber threat from within

The following article was written by Raymond Craig. Raymond is a keen follower of tech legislation and is copywriter for a number of financial technology (FinTech) companies focusing on the new age of banking. When unplugged Raymond writes about the non-techy world of surfing. Despite the growth in cyber-attacks IT spending budgets are not growing…

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Securities and Exchange Commission proposes Transaction Fee Pilot for NMS Stocks
September 26, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

SEC announces enforcement initiatives to combat cyber-based threats and protect retail investors

As a follow up news today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) just announced two new initiatives that will build on its Enforcement Division’s ongoing efforts to address cyber-based threats and protect retail investors. The creation of a Cyber Unit that will focus on targeting cyber-related misconduct and the establishment of a retail strategy task…

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