RUSI JournalVolume 157Issue 6members only

Where Next for UK Cyber-Security?


A national-security cloud on the horizon? The UK government should take the lead in setting cyber-security standards both within and beyond the UK's borders.

The increasing prevalence of interconnected computer services and networks, both within and between the public and private sectors, fully justifies the classification of cyber-security as a tier one risk in the 2010 National Security Strategy. However, Pauline Neville-Jones and Mark Phillips argue that, two years on – and with the growing pervasiveness of cloud computing – the government needs to take the lead by securing its own systems and working more closely with

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Mark Phillips

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