Financial Sector Security Faces a Tough Road Ahead

As I write this column, the House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing to discuss Congress’ options for the development of new rules to govern the U.S. financial sector. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has just publicly remarked that it...


Marleah Blades is senior editor for the Security Executive Council, where her responsibilities include writing and editing the council’s industry articles, columns, and communications. Prior to joining the Security Executive Council she served for six years as managing editor of Security Technology & Design magazine. The Security Executive Council is a member organization for senior security and risk executives from corporations and government agencies responsible for corporate and/or IT security programs. In partnership with its research arm, the Security Leadership Research Institute, the Council is dedicated to developing tools that help lower the cost of members’ programs, making program development more efficient and establishing security as a recognized value center. For more information and inquiries on membership requirements, visit www.securityexecutivecouncil.com/?sourceCode=std.