Quantum Dawn 2
A simulation to exercise cyber resilience and crisis management capabilities
On July 18, 2013, the financial services sector set out to exercise its capabilities to respond to a wide-scale cyber-attack. The Quantum Dawn 2 cyber-exercise, hosted by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, represented the next step in the continuing effort by the sector to improve its ability to coordinate and respond to a systemic cyber-attack.
This high-level report provides a view of the exercise’s objectives, its cyber-attack scenario, results and lessons learned.