Government


  • Cyber security chief honoured for taming hi-tech threats

    January 4, 2017

    A leader in the field of cyber security who spent 28 years in the RAF and protected the White House has been named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Group captain Andrew Gudgeon, who works at Nationwide, was awarded an OBE for his work strengthening and protecting the UK and US’s cyber security, The 51-year-old, who ...

  • Czechs build new cyber-security HQ

    January 3, 2017

    The Czech National Security Authority (NSA) is establishing a new headquarters for its National Cyber-Security Centre (NCSC) and plans to significantly increase the centre’s workforce. The plan was unveiled late last year (2016) by Martin Ayrer, a spokesperson for the government of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka. “The government has approved the proposal to develop the capacity of ...

  • Army social media psyops bods struggling to attract fresh blood

    January 3, 2017

    Army social media psyops unit 77 Brigade is struggling to reel in new government cyber-warriors in spite of a recruitment publicity blitz last year, according to the Ministry of Defence. The “brigade” – in reality a unit slightly smaller than an infantry battalion, with a target manning strength of 448 people – is under strength by ...