London Financial Firms Test Cyber Attack Response

Thousands of staff across dozens of London financial firms will be put through a "war games" scenario to test how well they can handle a major cyber attack, people familiar with the matter said. In one of the largest exercises of its kind in the world, the test dubbed "Waking Shark II" will bombard firms with a series of announcements and scenarios, such as how a major attack on computer systems might hit stock exchanges and unfold on social media.