UK FS cyber-security test ‘Operation Waking Shark 2’ underway

The UK financial services (FS) sector is today running a large business continuity cyber-threat exercise called ‘Operation Waking Shark 2’. The cyber-security stress test is being run by a consultancy under the aegis of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Bank of England (BoE) and UK Treasury, and is testing the resilience or otherwise of the shared UK payments infrastructure, including ATMs, and financial market trading institutions.

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