If a vendor has weak security measures, your firm or client information could be at risk if bad actors successfully compromise this third party’s system. Proactively reviewing and vetting vendors’ cybersecurity policies and procedures is an effective way to block potential data theft.
As efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus expand worldwide, the SEC remains focused on maintaining a fair and orderly market and continuing its operations. The Commission has transitioned most of its staff to work remotely and conducts remote exams and enforcement.
The SEC released information that TMC Bonds LLC, operator of an alternative trading system (ATS), will pay $2.1 million after being charged for failing to protect confidential information in violation of Regulation ATS.