On July 26, 2023, the SEC finalized long-awaited disclosure rules (the “Final Rules”) regarding cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incidents by public companies that are subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. While the end results are substantially similar to rules proposed by the SEC in March 2022, there are some key distinctions.
Jennie VonCannon is a trial lawyer with a proven track record of success in both the courtroom and the boardroom — with extensive experience in white collar defense and cybersecurity matters. Jennie helps clients in crisis with internal investigations, law enforcement and regulatory inquiries and subpoenas, and cybersecurity and privacy incidents. Her impeccable judgment has been honed over 11 years as a federal prosecutor, culminating in her selection to serve with distinction as the deputy chief of the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section of the National Security Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California.
On March 2, 2023, the Biden Administration released the 35-page National Cybersecurity Strategy (the “Strategy”) with a goal “to secure the full benefits of a safe and secure digital ecosystem for all Americans.”
Summary and Analysis
The Strategy highlights the government’s commitment to investing in cybersecurity research and new technologies to protect the nation’s security…