October 18, 2010
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
Attacks on computer networks are among the biggest emerging threats to the UK, the government has said in its new national security strategy.
The report highlights cyber crime, alongside terrorism and a flu pandemic, among the key dangers to UK security.
There will be an extra £500m to bolster cyber security, focused on protecting key infrastructure and defence assets.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said that, unless addressed, this could threaten the UK’s “economic welfare”.
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