U.K. spend 650M pounds on cybersecurity

Friday - 10/22/2010, 4:34pm EDT

The U.K. is spending more than 650 million pounds to overhaul its cybersecurity programs with a plan to create a single point of contact where business and the public can report cyber crime.

Information Security reports the U.K. will also address deficiencies in the country's ability to detect and defend against cyber attacks from terrorists, states, and other hostile actors. This will include improving the delivery of cyber products and services to industry and increasing investment in national intelligence capabilities.

The National Cyber Security Programme will be overseen and implemented by a new management office in the existing Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance within the Cabinet Office.

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