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SEC Failures in Systems and Controls: Matter of National Security

Posted by Larry Doyle on April 18th, 2014 7:20 AM |

As I sit here collecting my thoughts in the early morning hours of April 18, 2014, I think back to the chilling days of February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001.

Most reading this will certainly never forget the tragedy that is forever known as 9-11. However, that fateful day was foreshadowed 8 years prior when another World Trade Center bombing took place. Both attacks were clear-cut indications that terrorist forces were at work to assault American interests by massively disrupting activity on Wall Street. We live with this reality each and every day knowing that these same forces remain at work.

After the attack of 1993, Wall Street firms began implementing significant measures for disaster recovery programs and information systems controls. Against that 20 plus year backdrop, I have to admit I am bewildered if not totally dismayed this morning. Why so? Stick with me here.¬† (more…)

To the Families of 9-11, This is Your Day and Your Justice!!

Posted by Larry Doyle on May 2nd, 2011 8:05 AM |

For those who cherish the virtues of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, today is a grand day.

For those directly impacted by the terrorist attacks of 9-11-01, your day has come. Justice has been done. While the pain from the loss of your loved ones can never be eliminated, I hope the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death at the hands of our Navy Seals brings you a semblance of peace. You certainly deserve it.

Prior to commenting on what I believe the risks may be from Bin Laden’s death, let’s direct our thoughts, prayers, and praise to those who truly deserve it. (more…)






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