[Reuters] SEC's Aguilar sees cyber-threat risk to 'transfer agents'

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[Reuters] SEC's Aguilar sees cyber-threat risk to 'transfer agents' - 02/21/14 10:28 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should consider updating its rules to protect against technology failures or cyber attacks of "transfer agent" firms charged with maintaining millions of shareholder accounts, SEC Democratic Commissioner Luis Aguilar said Friday.