The security of the UK has been threatened by 188 serious cyber attacks in the last three months, a government security chief has said. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Chief Executive Ciaran Martin told The Sunday Times that national security was put at risk by many of these attacks. Martin was speaking ahead of the official opening of the NCSC, which has been set up to protect critical services in the UK from such attacks and improve underlying i...
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Data from the UK has shown that the cyber security workforce has grown considerably over the past five years. According to a new report from cyber skills promotion network Tech Partnership, there are now 58,000 more workers in this industry – a rise of 163 per cent. It shows the growing importance of these professionals, with firms across a vast range of industries turning to cyber security specialists to safeguard their data. To collate the report, the...