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CFTC Finalizes Rules on Cybersecurity Testing for Futures Industry

Under new rules adopted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), various entities in the futures industry must undertake cybersecurity testing. At its open meeting on Sept. 8, 2016, the CFTC amended its system safeguards rules for exchanges, clearinghouses, and data repositories to require cybersecurity testing and system safeguards risk analysis. Under the amended rules,...

CFTC Holds Cybersecurity Roundtable March 18

As noted in our previous entry, staff from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held a Public Roundtable on Cybersecurity and System Safeguards Testing on March 18, 2015. The Roundtable, which included participants from the private sector and government agencies, could be a kick-off event for a larger CFTC initiative to address issues related to cybersecurity. The Roundtable...

CFTC Staff to Hold Public Roundtable on Cybersecurity and System Safeguards Testing

On March 18, 2015, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) staff will hold a Public Roundtable on Cybersecurity and System Safeguards Testing. The Roundtable will be divided into four panel discussions focusing on: (i) the need for testing in the current cybersecurity environment; (ii) vulnerability and penetration testing; (iii) key controls testing;...