News – January 2017


  • 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 ...