Wall Street Journal: SEC Weighs How to Protect Vast Trading Database From Hackers

Wall Street Journal: SEC Weighs How to Protect Vast Trading Database From Hackers. “U.S. regulators, already grappling with defending their systems against hackers, are taking a fresh look at how to protect a vast database of stock-market trades that promises to be an even bigger target of cyberthieves. The Consolidated Audit Trail, which is scheduled to begin receiving data in November, would keep track of every trade and order in U.S. stock and option markets. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton is assessing the type of information reported to the CAT, according to testimony prepared for a House hearing on Wednesday.”

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