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UK holds cyberwar game in Churchillís WWII bunker
Associated Press ^ | Mar 14, 2014 10:43 AM EDT | Raphael Satter

Posted on 03/14/2014 7:54:42 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Bent over their computers in a World War II-era bunker beneath London’s streets, dozens of young techies have spent Friday racing to understand why Britain’s banking network suddenly seems to have gone offline.

The exercise—it is just an exercise—comes complete with sirens and mock newscasts. It’s meant to recruit the next generation of tech talent, and is also meant to help highlight the threat many here see as inevitable: A major cyberattack on the nation’s critical infrastructure. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Technical; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: churchill; cyberwar; wargames; warrooms

1 posted on 03/14/2014 7:54:42 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Visited the War Rooms in 2006. It’s worth the time if you’re ever in London.


2 posted on 03/14/2014 10:13:34 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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