Four Takeaways from the SEC’s Proposed Cybersecurity Rules

17 February 2022
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On February 9, 2022, the SEC released its much-anticipated proposed rules relating to cybersecurity risk management, incident reporting, and disclosure for investment advisers and funds. These proposed rules would impose significant new requirements on registered investment advisers and funds, and are generally consistent with cybersecurity requirements imposed on other companies by New York’s Part 500 Cybersecurity Regulation and the Federal Trade Commission’s updated Safeguards Rule. In this blog post, we provide four key takeaways for advisers and funds who would be subject to these rules once enacted.