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SEC moves to quash insider trading on cyber breach news

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance on how publicly traded companies should handle data breach disclosures.

Personal info leaked in SEC breach

The agency has also provided additional details on the scope of its response to the 2016 incident.

SEC still probing data breach

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton told a Senate panel that the agency was expanding its probe into a 2016 data breach.

SEC owns up to 2016 breach

A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Smarter regulation through data science

How analytics offers a low-cost alternative to regulation when it comes to monitoring risks to the financial system.

Telework still faces managerial resistance

An oversight study of telework at four federal agencies found that managers can be resistant and tech issues can still inhibit worker performance.

Lawmakers push DATA Act for financial industry

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is offering a bill to modernize the financial reporting process by mandating a standardized, machine-readable data format.

SEC advances open data rule

Two commissioners of the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to approve a rule change that would require public companies to submit financial statements in a streamlined open data format.

SEC's open data rule could come before end of Obama administration

Open data advocates may get a long sought after change to data standards in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC promotes cyber adviser

Christopher Hetner is moving into a senior advisory role to SEC Chair Mary Jo White.

GAO: SEC needs to follow its own security plan

A new GAO report says the SEC's financial data could be accessed by former or disgruntled employees unless proper access management controls are instituted.

SEC raises the ante on data transparency

The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking to machine readable data to conduct risk assessment.

House bill would repeal open data requirements in financial reporting

Lawmakers rejected efforts by open data advocates to amend a financial reporting bill to retain regulatory requirements to file company data in machine-readable form.

FEC seeks to demystify campaign finance data with betaFEC

The Federal Election Commission launched betaFEC, an interactive website aimed at making campaign finance information easier to understand.