Ms Miriam H Wugmeister

Miriam H Wugmeister


Capital Markets

SEC publishes new guidance on cybersecurity disclosures and compliance practice
USA | 13 March 2018

In an unusual step that appears to indicate renewed, if not intensified, scrutiny of public companies' cybersecurity practices by the Securities and Exchange Commission, its five commissioners have unanimously issued guidance covering a range of cybersecurity topics, including disclosure obligations, board oversight and risk management controls. Among other things, companies are advised to make cybersecurity training and compliance a priority company-wide.