Daily Archives: January 9, 2018, 11:47 am

FINRA Identifies Specific Areas In Which Investment Firms Can Improve Cybersecurity Programs – Lexology

In December 2017, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) released a report (available here) identifying and discussing observations from recent examinations of broker-dealer members—including observations related to cybersecurity. FINRA recognizes that “[c]ybersecurity is one of the principal operational risks facing broker-dealers.” The most common threats FINRA observed in 2016 and 2017 included phishing and spearphishing attacks, ransomware attacks, and fraudulent…

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Senator Gillibrand raises concerns about interim Manhattan U.S. attorney

Gillibrand, the junior U.S. senator from New York, said in an emailed statement to Reuters that she found “deeply disturbing” reports the president personally interviewed Berman for the post of Manhattan U.S. attorney, whose jurisdiction includes Trump’s home, offices and real estate holdings in New York. via Senator Gillibrand raises concerns about interim Manhattan U.S. attorney

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