Defence Secretary reveals new generation of ‘cyber cadets’

The Cadets CyberFirst programme, delivered by Ministry of Defence cadet organisations and the GCHQ National Cyber Security Centre, will equip over 2,000 cadets a year with the skills and expertise to become future leaders in this emerging industry. Over £1 Read More …

UK MoD teams up with TechVets to train veterans in cyber security

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a partnership agreement with the not-for-profit start-up TechVets to help veterans get jobs in the cyber security and technology sector, TechVets, which specialises in helping veterans get jobs in the tech sector, will Read More …

Website of Russian MoD Hit by DDoS Attacks From Western Europe, North America

The Russian Defense Ministry said a total of 7 denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks were carried out against its website on Thursday during the final vote on the names of new types of weaponry. “The site of the Russian Defense Ministry during the final Read More …

Britain prepared to use air strikes or send in troops as retaliation against future cyber attack

Britain could launch military retaliation such as air strikes against a future cyber attack, the Defence Secretary has suggested. Sir Michael Fallon warned potential attackers that a strike on UK systems “could invite a response from any domain – air, Read More …

HMS Queen Elizabeth is ‘running outdated Windows XP’, raising cyber attack fears

Fears have been raised that Britain’s largest ever warship could be vulnerable to cyber attacks after it emerged it appears to be running the outdated Microsoft Windows XP. As HMS Queen Elizabeth left its dockyard for the first time to begin sea trials, it Read More …