The ATPC held its kickoff call for its Cyber Council leadership group on Wednesday, May 27. The call began with guest speaker, David Lacquement, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Compliance Policy U.S. Department of the Treasury, who spoke on the value of partnerships between the public and private sector. The group then discussed the plan for group through the rest of the year.

The group will lead the ATPC’s continued initiative to promote public/private cooperation in cyber security for the Financial Services industry. This initiative comes as a culmination of a prolonged effort by the ATPC to promote the importance of cyber security and resiliency since 2015. The Cyber Council will lead the ATPC’s national security platform and create working groups on various initiatives throughout the year and onward.