Even the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) can get hacked – and the recently announced cyber-attack against the SEC is providing an important wake-up call for U.S. companies regulated by the powerful agency and the attorneys they work with.

What We’ve Learned

Mauro Wolfe, a former federal prosecutor now working as an attorney at Duane Morris, noted there were some initial media reports suggesting that the SEC’s impacted electronic system – known as EDGAR – the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval test filing system was perhaps “an old system.”

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