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Wed, Oct 10, 2018

Managing Cyber Risks to Protect Financial Stability

On October 10, 2018, the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative convened key stakeholders from the financial, governmental and academic communities to convene for the release of a joint report by the Brookings Institution and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, The Future of Financial Stability and Cyber Risk.

Event Recap by Jack Watson

Cybersecurity Security & Defense

Katheryn E. Rosen is a nonresident senior fellow with the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. She recently departed the US Department of Treasury where she served as deputy assistant secretary for financial institutions policy and senior adviser to the Assistant Secretary of Financial Institutions. In this role, she was responsible for the Office of Financial Institutions Policy, the Federal Insurance Office, and the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance.  Central to her Treasury Department portfolio, Katheryn initiated and managed the Secretary’s cybersecurity policy agenda and oversaw the Treasury Department’s role as sector specific agency for matters of financial services critical infrastructure. 

Katheryn joined the Treasury Department in February 2011 to help stand-up the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).  During her tenure at the Treasury Department, she was a leader and a member of the FSOC’s Systemic Risk Committee.  Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Katheryn served as senior policy adviser to then House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank, working primarily on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and leading the Chairman’s housing finance reform agenda. Prior to her public service, Katheryn was a Managing Director at JPMorgan and spent nearly fifteen years in capital markets and corporate finance, including advising corporations, government, and government-related institutions on fundraising, capital, liability structure, and risk management.

Katheryn received a BA in Economics and Art History at Emory University and an MA in International Affairs at the Elliott School of The George Washington University.