Wall Street regulator needs to 'better protect' cyber data: inspector report

The Hill: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) inspector general said in a report released Wednesday that the agency must 'better protect' its wide-ranging data against hacking and other cyber intrusions.

The report, first reported by Reuters, comes on the heels of two major data breaches at Equifax and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The inspector general warned in the report that the CFPB, which collects sensitive information on individuals, companies and financial institutions, could be susceptible to similar breaches.

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