Capitol Report: Marriott’s Starwood breach raises questions about meeting SEC standards for cybersecurity disclosure

On Friday Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, told the public that a data breach in its Starwood reservation system may have exposed personal information of up to 500 million guests and has been going on since 2014.

Did Marriott MAR, -5.60% inform its investors soon enough, based on updated guidance for companies on cybersecurity disclosures, issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission in February?

An SEC spokeswoman declined comment on the timeliness of Marriott’s disclosures.

Related: Marriott says up to 500 million guests affected by Starwood data breach

In April the SEC fined the company formerly known as Yahoo! Inc.

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