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Heightened cybersecurity standards: a good bet for U.S. futures market participants

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightMembers of the U.S. futures market will soon be measured against heightened cybersecurity standards geared towards enhancing incident preparation, prevention, and response among industry participants regulated by the National Futures Association (NFA)—a non-profit enforcement entity tasked with overseeing futures trading in collaboration with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  Earlier this year, the NFA submitted … Continue reading

CFTC views cybersecurity and data integrity as top priorities; may issue regulations

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightCybersecurity has recently become a high priority issue at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) – the agency overseeing designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, derivatives clearing organizations, swap data repositories (SDRs), swap dealers, futures commission merchants, commodity pool operators and other derivatives market participants. CFTC articulates unique cybersecurity concerns CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad … Continue reading