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7Nov, 2017

Ramsey Lecture Links Economic Anxiety to Policy

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University of Maryland Baltimore | October 30, 2017
By Laura Lee

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Visiting Professor Sarah Bloom Raskin, JD, says an increasing number of Americans are living in fear. Not of bumps in the night, but fear of losing a job, fear of being unable to pay bills, and fear […]

26Oct, 2017

Frank and Raskin: Why is Congress Hurting Consumers?

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Sarah Bloom Raskin and Barney Frank discuss regulatory and legislative protections for consumers. Photo by Megan Mendenhall/Duke Photography

Duke Today | October 26, 2017
By Frances Presma, Duke Law

Former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank and former Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin discussed the current state of financial regulation and the post-crisis evolution of the finance industry at […]

20Oct, 2017

GSA’s Blockchain Blockbuster

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FCW | October 18, 2017
By Steve Kelman

The other week I got an email from Jose Arrieta, the new director, arrived less than a year ago, of the General Services Administration’s Schedule 70 (IT products and services) operations.

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Before joining GSA, Arrieta spent three years with the Treasury Department as its small business executive. He admired his boss, Deputy […]

26Sep, 2017

Why the Equifax Breach Stings So Bad

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The New York Times | September 22, 2017
By Ron Lieber
Among the 2,000 or so enraged messages that I received after the most recent Equifax data breach, the wish that came up most often was that Richard F. Smith, the company’s chief executive, be pushed out the door.
But the messages also reflected something I had not seen before, […]

22Sep, 2017

No Time for Techno-Babble: Four Key Traits of Quality CISO Reports

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Security Intelligence | September 18, 2017
By Christophe Veltsos
Board directors have very little patience for technical jargon. Given the tremendous pressure executives are under to avoid headline-grabbing data breaches, CISO reports should align enterprise risks with their potential impacts on business objectives in terms that nontechnical board members can easily understand.
An EY report titled “The Evolving Role of […]

5Sep, 2017

Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Talks Rubenstein Fellows Appointment, Government Experience

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The Chronicle | September 4, 2017
By Sam Turken
Sarah Bloom Raskin, who served as deputy secretary of the Department of the Treasury in the Obama administration for three years, became a Rubenstein Fellow in August. At Duke, Raskin will spend the next three years working with students and faculty to study financial markets and regulations. She will also […]

2Aug, 2017

Former Treasury Deputy Secretary Joins Duke as Rubenstein Fellow

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Duke Today | August 1, 2017
By Laura Howes
Sarah Bloom Raskin, former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, joins Duke University as a Rubenstein Fellow on Aug. 1.

Raskin will collaborate across the university to improve understanding of markets, regulation and public leadership. She will lead research that seeks to shape a new relationship between […]