Chancellor’s Speech to GCHQ on Cyber Security

GOV.UK: Chancellor lays out new plan for £1.9 billion cyber investment, and details seven more departments that have settled ahead of the Spending Review.

The UK Government announced that it would increase spending on cyber security to £1.9bn by 2020. This will include opening a National Cyber Centre and Institute for Coding, as well as improving the level of teaching of cyber skills at schools.

“But as we have seen in recent months and weeks, there will be no economic security for our country without national security.

Nowhere is that more true than when it comes to cyber.”

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