Cyber Security Industry News

  • ERISA Cybersecurity Lessons for Employers

ERISA Cybersecurity Lessons for Employers

May 17th, 2021|

Retirement plans are increasingly subject to cybersecurity issues, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is taking notice. On April 14, 2021, the DOL published cybersecurity guidance “for plan sponsors, plan fiduciaries, record keepers and [...]

  • Cisco to enhance cybersecurity offering with US acquisition

Cisco to enhance cybersecurity offering with US acquisition

May 17th, 2021|

Image credit: Stock Cisco has announced its plan to acquire Kenna Security, Inc., a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organisations to work cross-functionally to rapidly [...]

  • Can NTSB-style oversight work for cybersecurity?

Can NTSB-style oversight work for cybersecurity?

May 17th, 2021|

President Joe Biden's cybersecurity executive order calls for the establishment of safety review boards to respond to significant breaches and other incidents. The administration is modeling this approach after the National Transportation Safety Board, which [...]

  • Executive Order on Cybersecurity Sets Aggressive Timeline

Executive Order on Cybersecurity Sets Aggressive Timeline

May 15th, 2021|

The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack prompted the issuance of a long-awaited executive order (EO) on improving U.S. cybersecurity. The EO mandates that, within six months, all federal agencies implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) and both at-rest and [...]

  • SEC Settles Charges of Cybersecurity Failure Against GWFS Equities

SEC Settles Charges of Cybersecurity Failure Against GWFS Equities

May 14th, 2021|

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced it has settled charges against GWFS Equities, a Colorado-based registered broker/dealer (B/D) and affiliate of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Co., for allegedly violating the federal securities laws [...]

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