Daily Archives: March 18, 2016, 3:09 pm

FBI’s Cyber Division alerts law firms to hacker threats | Compliance Week

The FBI’s Cyber Division recently issued a Private Industry Notification alerting law firms that “[i]n a recent cyber criminal forum post, a criminal actor posted an advertisement to hire a technically proficient hacker for the purposes of gaining sustained access to the networks of multiple international law firms.” The criminals are said to be seeking access to material, nonpublic information…

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SEC commissioner nominees Peirce and Fairfax receive Senate hearing | Compliance Week

This week — finally(!) — the Senate Banking Committee held confirmation hearings for the two people nominated to be the next SEC commissioners: Hester Peirce and Lisa Fairfax. Presently, following the 2015 departures of SEC commissioners Luis Aguilar and Daniel Gallagher, the SEC is operating with just three commissioners (Chair Mary Jo White and commissioners Michael Piwowar and Kara Stein). via…

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