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House bill to boost cybersecurity at the SEC heads to the floor for a vote

November 13, 2017 |
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A House bill that would help to increase cybersecurity at the Securities and Exchange Commission is scheduled for a vote on the floor today.

The Market Data Protection Bill, which was introduced by Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) on Oct. 5, cleared the House Financial Services Committee Oct. 12 with a vote of 59-1.

If passed, the bill would direct the SEC to examine and further develop cybersecurity protocols before beginning to use the Consolidated Audit Trail, a data...

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