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Bank of England to test financial system resilience to cyber attacks

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(Reuters) - The said it will carry out a test on Friday to gauge the financial sector's ability to withstand a major attack.

The BoE said that, in partnership with the and the Financial Conduct Authority, it would host a one-day exercise on Nov. 9.

"The exercise will help authorities and firms identify improvements to our collective response arrangements, improving the resilience of the sector as a whole," the BoE said in a statement.

(Reporting by Huw Jones; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 21:51 IST