Bank of Lithuania carries out cyber security exercise

The Bank of Lithuania

Lithuania’s central bank has carried out an exercise to evaluate how secure the country’s banks are against a cyber attack.

The Bank of Lithuania assessed the resilience of financial market participants, chiefly banks, it said in a statement issued today (June 13). Lithuania’s central bank said it was the first in the eurozone to carry out such an exercise, adding that it had done so “at its own expense and using its own resources”.

Central bank employees in the exercise had “assumed the role