MoD launch cyber defence test

The Ministry of Defence has created a cyber defence test designed to identify military personnel with an aptitude for cyber work. The Defence Cyber Aptitude Test, or DCAT, has been produced in collaboration with IBM. It aims to seek out armed forces personnel who have a particular skill for cyber work. DCAT enhances the existing selection measures for personnel already serving...

Trident to be upgraded to protect against cyber attack

It is understood that the Trident missile system will be given increased protection from cyber-security threats.

UK to invest £1.9 billion in cyber security over five years

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The UK is to invest £1.9 billion over the next five years in cyber security, protecting the UK from cyber attack and developing our sovereign capabilities in cyber space. Cyber security is a body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programmes and data from attack, damage or unauthorised access. The symposium is expected to provide a platform...

Cyber security threat has now doubled

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GCHQ has warned that the cyber sercurity threats against national security has doubled in just a year.

Hackers target Australian Navy submarine blueprints

There is no evidence they have been successful, but the companies are forced to hand-deliver the most sensitive information to ensure its safety.

Islamic State planning ‘mass casualty’ attacks in UK

The head of MI5 has warned that Islamic State are planning mass casualty attacks in Britain.

Cyber security arms race is threat to UK business

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Talk Talk boss Dido Harding has revealed she has recruited BAE to provide cyber security services to the telecoms giant following the recent data breach.

Defence Secretary details cyber security efforts

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and his French counterpart have opened France's first Cyber Security Symposium where he outlined British thinking.

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