Steven Perlstein and Beau Barnes Examine the SEC’s Cybersecurity Enforcement Landscape for 2018

November 13, 2017

Publication: Family Wealth Report

A number of recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) actions point toward more robust enforcement of cybersecurity rules in the coming year. Amid a year of high-profile cyber breaches, the agency has taken definitive steps to enable increased enforcement. Steven Perlstein — who litigates matters related to data security, particularly with regard to civil remedies available to prevent the widespread dissemination of proprietary information, and who often represents clients in white-collar criminal defense matters and regulatory investigations — and government enforcement defense and investigations lawyer Beau Barnes discuss some of the SEC’s recent actions, what they mean and defensive measures companies can take.

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