News on the topic of National Security

Protecting and promoting the UK in a digital world - one year on

The Government today published its progress report one year after the publication of the Cyber Security Strategy.

Mon, 03/12/2012

UK announces extra funding for cyber security capacity building

UK will establish a centre of excellence on cyber security to offer countries independent and bespoke advice on how to build secure and resilient cyberspace.

Thu, 04/10/2012

UK’s first Cyber Security Academic Research Institute

The UK’s first Academic Research Institute to improve understanding of the science behind the growing Cyber Security threat has been established.

Thu, 13/09/2012

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

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