Cyber Security Strategy needs regulatory backing, expert says

Toy soldiers on keyboard representing cyber security

Regulatory pressure needs to be brought to bear on banks if they are to handle information security properly, says one industry expert in response to the UK government's announcement today on its Cyber Security Strategy.

"I wish I could say banks have a clear focus on doing what's in the best interest for their customers, and can therefore be relied upon to tackle information security appropriately," says Alan Calder, chief executive of UK professional services firm IT Governance in

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