from The Great Debate:

Cybersecurity treaties may be nice, but it’s really every country for itself

By Robert Litwak and Meg King
November 11, 2015

U.S. Marine Sergeant Michael Kidd works on a computer at ECPI University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, February 7, 2012. Cyberspace was a hobby for Kidd before he joined the Marines in 2003, but he hopes to make it his new battlefield after suffering debilitating injuries in Iraq. At the naval air station in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the 26-year-old from Williamsburg is retraining to fight cyber threats, one of a number of wounded warriors transitioning to non-traditional combat fields in order to continue serving the United States' defense needs. Picture taken February 7, 2012.  REUTERS/Samantha Sais (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY EDUCATION) - RTR2XOOE

U.S. Marine Sergeant Michael Kidd works on a computer at ECPI University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, February 7, 2012. REUTERS/Samantha Sais

from Breakingviews:

Financial tech has as much to gain as fear from D.C.

November 4, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Symantec’s Veritas sale tells truth about tech M&A

August 11, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Palantir’s mystery inflates its $20 bln valuation

June 25, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingivews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from The Great Debate:

Has China learned how to build the perfect U.S. spy?

By Matthew Gault
June 17, 2015

An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

An illustration picture of a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

from The Great Debate:

Hacked federal personnel files could turn employees into foreign spies

By Peter Van Buren
June 5, 2015

A Department of Homeland Security worker listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington

A Department of Homeland Security worker listens to President Barack Obama talk at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Virginia, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

IA Brief: Six steps to address U.S. SEC cybersecurity focus

February 11, 2015

Now that the Securities and Exchange Commission has formally named cybersecurity as a top exam priority, firms must prepare for the impending scrutiny.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

INSIGHT: SEC cyber-risk exam guidelines set template for firms

By Guest Contributor
May 6, 2014

By Abel Picardi, Compliance Complete

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission tightens its supervision of technology security on Wall Street, with plans to examine cybersecurity preparedness at more than 50 broker-dealers and investment advisers, the agency has released a checklist intended to help firms review their controls whether or not they come into the crosshairs of examiners.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

Cybersecurity should be a compliance issue, says expert

By Guest Contributor
August 27, 2013

By Emmanuel Olaoye, Compliance Complete

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - In March this year, a group of Islamic hackers announced that they were launching the latest phase of their denial of service attacks against the largest U.S. banks. The group, which called itself the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, targeted the websites of banks including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and PNC Bank.

from Jack Shafer:

The spy who came in for your soul

By Jack Shafer
June 8, 2013

Using EFTPOS (electronic funds transfer system at point of sale) in a store in Sidney, Dec. 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Tim Wimborne