Cybersecurity Alert: SEC Staff Weighs in on Common Issues and Best Practices

    View Author August 2017
    Following an initiative in which the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Offce of Compliance Inspections and Examinations examined cybersecurity practices at 75 SEC-registered firms, the SEC staff issued a Risk Alert highlighting observations of common issues and best practices on August 7, 2017.1 The Risk Alert provides a useful guidepost for any financial services firm evaluating its cybersecurity program.