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A data breach was detected at the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2016 -- and reported to the public this week. (Photo: Getty)

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said late Wednesday that the agency learned in August that a cyber breach incident previously detected in 2016 involving its Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval, or EDGAR, corporate filing system “may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading.”


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