Mar 15, 2019

UK cyber-security efforts criticised by audit office

The warning came in a National Audit Office assessment of the UK's national cyber-defence plan. The Cabinet Office's National Cyber Security Programme is intended to be funded until 2021, and has involved the establishment of the National Cyber Security Centre. Developing cyber-skills in the UK. The NAO said that delivering the strategy was a "Complex challenge" and added that the government did not know where it should concentrate efforts to "Make the biggest impact or address the greatest need". A total of £1.3bn was committed for the National Cyber Security Programme. More than one-third of funding that had been promised for the National Cyber Security Programme over its first two years was loaned or transferred by the Treasury.

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