SEC asks companies to disclose cyber attacks

Disclosures will help investors assess security risk

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has asked public companies to disclose any cyber attacks against them. This is the first time the SEC has made such a request.

Following several high-profile cyber attacks, the commission  issued guidelines last week detailing what companies should report in their cyber attack disclosures, including any activity that could lead to financial losses.


Cathleen Flahardy

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