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Cyberfraud Victims May Have Violated SEC Internal Control Requirements: Adding Insult to Injury

Just when you thought the hazards of cyberfraud couldn’t get worse, the SEC recently issued a Report of Investigation (more on that later) stating that nine recent corporate victims of cyberfraud may have compounded their problems by having insufficient internal accounting controls. Specifically, the SEC focused on Sections 13(b)(2)(B)(i) and (iii) of the Securities Exchange … Continue Reading

Don’t Overlook the SEC’s Cybersecurity Governance Guidance

In late February, the SEC approved what it labeled “Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures.” And, sure enough, about three-quarters of its 24 pages focus on the various categories and locations of cybersecurity risk and incident disclosure obligations, as well as materiality determinations. Because the SEC’s much-anticipated guidance appeared right in the thick of calendar-year … Continue Reading
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