UK national cyber security inquiry launched

Written by Louise Stokes, Head of Online at Digital Leaders

This week the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy launched an inquiry into cyber security. This follows the release of the second National Cyber Security Strategy in November 2016. Joint Committee Chair, Margaret Beckett MP said, “The internet has changed our daily lives almost beyond recognition. However, while the digital revolution has opened up a whole host of opportunities, it has also created new vulnerabilities. The national security implications of the leap to cyber are a matter of increasing concern.” Digital Leaders wishing to submit written evidence to the inquiry can do so here.

Writing for Digital Leaders, Nick Wilding from Axelos said, “The UK leads the way in adopting digital business and technologies. What a great success story and one that is sure to continue in the UK…but we need to increasingly understand, be responsive and resilient to the risks that come with the digital age.” Read his blog here.

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