Why the UK is investing £1.9bn in cyber security

The Secretary of State for International Trade outlines the Cyber Security Export Strategy, desigend to complement the government’s safeguarding efforts.

By Liam Fox MP

As International Trade Secretary, I meet regularly with business and political leaders across the world. One topic that is regularly raised is the way that technology has changed the way we have traditionally thought about our borders. This technology revolution, however, has been something of a Pandora’s Box. While it has allowed information to thrive, it has also been an opportunity for exploitation – changing the nature of crime before our eyes. Threats to cyber security are increasingly organised and transnational with no respect for geographical borders.

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Source: https://www.newstatesman.com/