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Cyber Round Up: Recommendations for EU Cyber Proposal; Setback for Bitcoin in U.S.; Government’s Cyber Competition Problem

Cybersecurity in Europe: key recommendations for the new cyber review (Politico EU):  Earlier this month, the European Union announced a proposal for a strengthened ENISA, the EU’s cybersecurity agency.  An article on Politico highlighted some of the concerns and questions that the proposal left unanswered.  The post, which was written by a consulting firm, calls for […]

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SEC Statement on Cybersecurity

A few days late, but in case you missed it, the full statement from SEC Chairman Jay Clayton on the agency’s approach to cybersecurity is included below.  The statement can also be read here.

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Sep 24th, 2017 cybersecurity, SEC

Cyber Round Up: New Tool Estimates Cost of Data Breach, Former FBI Cyber Chief Sees Worsening Threat Outlook, SEC Targets CCOs for Cybersecurity Lapses

New Tool Allows Companies to Estimate the Costs of a Data Breach (MarketWatch): According to the article by MarketWatch, PivotPoint Risk Analytics launched a product designed to help organizations quantify their cybersecurity risk by estimating the actual dollar cost of a breach. The article states that PivotPoint uses a questionnaire to examine areas such as: […]

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Cyber Round Up: Cyberspace Becoming a Strategic Liability — WH Cybersecurity Coordinator, SEC Steps Up Cybersecurity Enforcement, Navy Establishes Cybersecurity Division

Cyberspace Becoming a Strategic Liability — WH Cybersecurity Coordinator (Fiercegovernmentit.com):  According to an article by FierceGovernmentIT, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel spoke at the National Cybersecurity Alliance and Fido Alliance on October 6.  In his keynote address, Mr. Daniel explained that cyber vandalism, the act of using cyber intrusions to embarrass targets, are “the […]

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SEC left computers vulnerable to cyber attacks: Reuters

Reuters’ Sarah N. Lynch reported on how “[s]taffers at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to encrypt some of their computers containing highly sensitive information from stock exchanges.”  Humorously, the computers left unencrypted were from the office responsible for protecting the markets “from potential cyber threats and systems problems.”  Lynch listed off a few […]

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Nov 10th, 2012 regulation

SEC issues guidelines on hacking: Financial Times

On October 14th, 2011, Joseph Menn reported for the Financial Times on how US securities regulators have issued guidelines for publicly traded companies to disclose about past hacking incidents and risks of future breaches.  The SEC posted the directive as a staff recommendation rather than a binding rule.  Nevertheless, the directive is sweeping; companies with […]

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. She is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

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