Transparency and the SEC

September 7, 2010

When the Obama administration pushes for transparency, the Securities and Exchange Commission has a challenge.

On the one hand, it deals with sensitive information; on the other, it is its goal to comply with administration directives.

Online Chat: Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS, on March 28.

Mark Story describes how they manage to walk this line. He says one way the agency has opened up communication to citizens is through a separate Web site.


The SEC also has a twitter feed, a mobile site, and a YouTube feed.

Mark also talks to John Gilroy about how to use social media securely for your agency.