Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin is displayed in front of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) logo on January 10, 2024 in Paris, France. (Photo illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images)

SEC blames sim-swapping, lack of MFA for X account hijacking

Multifactor authentication was disabled at the SEC’s request last year after staff had difficulties accessing the social media account.
Gary Gensler, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, takes his seat before the start of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Sept. 14, 2021. (Photo by BILL CLARK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

SEC weighs reporting requirements for publicly traded companies

The amendments follow a similar proposal the agency released last month aimed at tightening security for investment firms and advisers.
Gary Gensler, Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on the SEC on Sept. 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)

SEC’s Gensler signals enhancement of cybersecurity, breach disclosure rules for financial sector

The SEC joins TSA, the FCC and other feds who have imposed or are considering imposing additional disclosure requirements.