SEC takes on cybercrime with new security advisor

Friday 3 June 2016 | 16:07 CET | News
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has named Christopher Hetner the senior adviser to the chair, May Jo White, Reuters reported. The appointment comes two weeks after White told the Reuters Financial Regulation Summit in Washington DC that cyber attacks were the biggest risk facing the financial system, adding that the SEC "can't do enough" in the cyber-security sector. The new role at the SEC comes within the context of the Obama administration's substantial efforts to protect the US from new threats, foreign and domestic, in the 21st Century.

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