The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to be grilled by Congress on Tuesday over a 2016 hack of the regulator’s corporate filing system that has shaken investor confidence in its cyber defenses.
The hearing by the Senate Banking Committee, which had been scheduled prior to the disclosure of the breach last Wednesday, will offer lawmakers, companies and investors the first opportunity to hear from SEC chief Jay Clayton on the incident. The SEC has so far provided no additional public information.
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