U.S. and U.K. banks will partner this month in a simulated cyber attack designed to test the ability of financial institutions to prevent cyber attacks. British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the project, Operation Resilient Shield, when he visited President Barak Obama in January, according to infosecurity-magazine.com. The Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) will oversee the program.
Cameron and Obama agreed to improve efforts to enhance cybersecurity of both countries and strengthen information sharing on cyber issues, according to BH Consulting, a U.K.-based IT operations consultancy.Cybersecurity Risk Grows
The joint project is in response to the [...]