U.S. SEC boosts firepower with new Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit


  • The U.S. regulator SEC has hired Kristina Littman, as the new Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit.
  • It is further boosting its efforts in protecting investors and markets from curber-related misconduct. 

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the hiring of Kristina Littman, into the role as Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit, a specialized unit that aims to protect investors and markets from cyber-related misconduct.  

As per the press release it detailed that Littman started at the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in 2010 as a staff attorney. Since then, she has moved through several senior attorney positions in the Market Abuse Unit and the Trial Unit.

Chairman Clayton commented on Littman’s new position:

 Kristy’s innovative thinking and extensive experience within the Commission have made her an invaluable advisor and, most importantly, a tireless defender of America’s investors. She will be an excellent leader for the Cyber Unit as it continues its work in this critical and continually evolving area.

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