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The Futures Industry and Cybersecurity  

Author:  William Ridgway.; Jonathan Marcus.; Alexander Kasparie.

Source: Volume 51, Number 12, June 15 2018 , pp.143-147(5)

Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation

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The regulatory framework for cybersecurity in the derivatives markets is evolving to meet the growing threat of cyberattacks. The authors describe these regulatory initiatives, focusing on the SEC’s recent cybersecurity examinations and the CFTC’s first cybersecurity enforcement action. They conclude with key cybersecurity takeaways for derivatives industry organizations.

Keywords: Cyberattacks on Financial Institutions; CFTC Cybersecurity Enforcement Action

Affiliations:  1: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & Flom, LLP; 2: Skadden, Arps; 3: Skadden, Arps.

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