U.S. & U.K. Run Drill to Test Cyber Security of Financial Sector

Britain and the United States carried out a planned drill with leading global firms on Thursday to see how they would respond to a cyber incident in the financial sector.

A person wearing a balaclava is silhouetted as he poses with a laptop in front of a screen projected with the word 'cyber' and binary code, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014.   REUTERS/Dado RuvicThe test focused on how the world’s two biggest financial centers, New York and London, would cope with a cyber attack in terms of sharing information, communicating with the public and handling an incident.