News on the topic of National Security

The Intelligence and Security Committee’s Annual Report for 2011-2012

The Intelligence and Security Committee’s Annual Report for 2011-2012 was laid before Parliament on 12 July 2012 by the Prime Minister.

Thu, 12/07/2012

Intelligence and Security Committee statement on the draft Communications Data Bill

The Government has today published a draft Communications Data Bill which aims to update the current legislation that allows public bodies – including the intelligence and security Agencies and the police – to access information relating to communications data.

Thu, 14/06/2012

Francis Maude speech at the International Centre for Defence Studies (ICDS) in Estonia

Francis Maude made a speech on cyber security in Estonia on 3 May 2012.

Wed, 02/05/2012

International operation prevents half a billion pounds of fraud

The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) announced on 26 April 2012 that it has taken down 36 website domains which were being used to sell compromised credit card and financial data.

Fri, 27/04/2012

Information Security Breaches survey published today

The Information Security Breaches survey was published today by PwC, supported by BIS through the National Cyber Security Programme.

Tue, 24/04/2012

Protecting and promoting the UK in a digital world

The Government today published its new Cyber Security Strategy, setting out how the UK will support economic prosperity, protect national security and safeguard the public’s way of life by building a more trusted and resilient digital environment.

Fri, 25/11/2011

Making travel safer in cyberspace

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Cyber Security, delivered a keynote speech at a conference in London. 1 June 2011

Wed, 01/06/2011

Making travel safer in Cyberspace – Minister calls for closer partnership with industry and the public

Francis Maude, the Governments newly appointed Minister for Cyber Security, today urged business leaders to help protect the economic well being of the country by investing in measures to empower safe travel through cyberspace.

Wed, 01/06/2011

Deputy PM chairs UK-France defence talks

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has joined ministers from the UK and France for a high-level meeting on future defence cooperation at the UK-France Summit in London.

Tue, 02/11/2010

Quarterly report on progress in Afghanistan

Foreign Secretary William Hague said that it "remains vital to our national security that Afghanistan be able to maintain its own security to prevent al-Qaeda from returning".

Wed, 27/10/2010

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