UK cyber-security efforts criticised by audit office

The government has been told there are “failings” in the way it is planning to protect the UK’s critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks.

The warning came in a National Audit Office (NAO) assessment of the UK’s national cyber-defence plan.

The government is increasingly worried that these essential sectors will be targeted by foreign states seeking to disrupt UK life.

Modern life was now “totally dependent” on cyber-security, said one expert.

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Source: BBC News