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US, UK to conduct joint cyber war games

Friday 16 January 2015 | 09:31 CET | News
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama will announce a rolling programme of transatlantic cyber war games to be conducted by UK and US intelligence agencies to test their systems' resilience to cyber-attacks, reports the Guardian. The heads of government began two days of talks in Washington on 15 January. As a first step, a simulated attack will be targeted later this year at banks in the City of London and Wall Street. The war games against the financial sector will be co-ordinated by a new joint cyber-cell to be established by GCHQ, MI5, the NSA and FBI. Cameron

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