Podcast: Quantum Dawn V – Ensuring Robust Partnership Between Industry and Government

There is likely no greater threat to financial stability than a large-scale cyber incident.

Quantum Dawn V, a global cybersecurity exercise coordinated by SIFMA, was completed on November 7, 2019. What scenario did participants respond to? In this podcast, SIFMA president and CEO, Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. is joined by Tom Price, SIFMA Managing Director, Operations, Technology & BCP and Tom Wagner, SIFMA Managing Director, Financial Services Operations and Technology. Together, they describe the main takeaways immediately following the exercise and the next steps in communicating the lessons learned with the Financial Services industry.

The exercise was carried out with over 700 individuals from over 200 financial institutions and government agencies around the globe—including participants from Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, and the U.S.

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. is president and CEO of SIFMA, the voice of the nation’s securities industry. He is also CEO of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), of which SIFMA is the U.S. regional member.