The likely effects of corporate cyber-attack disclosure

Companies may see more network vulnerability admissions in the coming months as a result of the SEC’s mandated disclosure rules

In October 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requested for the first time that public companies disclose cyber-attacks against them. Today, Bloomberg reported on the kinds of disclosures companies may soon begin to see as a result of the SEC’s guidance, and the risks that come along with them.

Here’s a summary of the key points:

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