SEC Announces Enforcement Initiatives to Combat Cyber-Based Threats and Protect Retail Investors

Over the past several years, the Enforcement Division has developed substantial expertise in the detection and pursuit of fraudulent conduct in an increasingly technological and data-driven landscape.  The Cyber Unit will consolidate and advance these efforts, and include staff from across the Enforcement Division.

Robert A. Cohen has been appointed Chief of the Cyber Unit.  Since 2015, he and Joseph Sansone have been Co-Chiefs of the Market Abuse Unit.  Mr. Sansone will continue to lead the Market Abuse Unit as its Chief.

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