The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Posts Tagged: Cyber Security
Garvan Walshe: The Integrated Review’s tilt to Asia could leave us vulnerable closer to home – and Putin
The impulse of Brexit is to prove Britain’s openness by striking out, but this tilt increases our security dependence on Europe.
James Sunderland: The Integrated Review. To project power in the world, we musn’t skimp on support arms and force protection
And if that projection is to be effective, we will need to invest in our operating bases – and not just at traditional sites.
The next National Cyber Security Strategy is due next year, and must have a strong focus on addressing this skills gap.
His instinct to bring together various reserves to create a ‘Second Line’ was crucial in the First World War; leaders today should take inspiration.
Ben Everitt: Why the plan for a technical university in Milton Keynes offers new opportunities for higher education – and business
Free Schools spotted a gap in the market and provided a solution to fill it. This initiative has the potential to do the same.
Dom Morris: The focus on physical contest is compromising national security. An upcoming review must change that.
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.
If Putin hoped that Brexit would detach us from our alliances, there’s no evidence of that happening so far, and much to the contrary.
James Wild: The security, defence and foreign policy review is underway. We cannot afford to duck, delay or defer the big decisions.
In the private sector, constantly over-spending your allocated budget would not be dealt with by a bailout but by being shown the door.
It is our third largest market – we must work with it if we are to help resolve global problems from the environment to nuclear proliferation.
The Foreign Secretary declares: “We are absolutely working to defeat those trying to exploit the situation for their own nefarious ends.”
Plus: No nay to Huawei. Or to HS2, too. And: my looming interview with Pompeo on his visit to London.
The blunt reality is that China is a cyber risk and will remain so for years. It has a dreadful reputation for cyber attacks and intellectual property theft.
Iran, accustomed to artful brinksmanship and operational deniability, and equipped with an experienced cyber army, may take its revenge online.
This year’s Security, Defence and Foreign Policy review provides an excellent opportunity to reinforce Britain’s place as a leader in this field.