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Kristina Littman Named Chief of SEC Cyber Unit

Kristina Littman has been named Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit, at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She will replace Robert Cohen, who left the SEC in August 2019. Her role will be to protect investors and markets from “cyber-related misconduct. “

Littman is an attorney, and joined the Philadelphia office of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in 2010 as a staff attorney.  Over the last decade, she has held senior roles in the Market Abuse Unit and the Trial Unit.  Her investigations and litigation work as a senior staff attorney include prosecuting cases related to:

  • Insider trading
  • Private equity fraud
  • Markup schemes