Mercatus Scholar Hester Peirce on the GAO Report Concerning Information Security at the SEC

Mercatus Scholar and former congressional staffer Hester Peirce published an article discussing a recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) on SEC information security controls.  The GAO report identified a number of specific security weaknesses at the SEC.

Lofchie Comment: One significant theme of Ms. Peirce’s paper is that the SEC tends to be harder on private companies than it is on itself.

Click here to view the commentary by Hester Peirce.
See: GAO Report.
Related news: GAO Report: SEC Needs to Improve Controls over Financial Systems and Data (April 21, 2014).