Lord Ashdown: Cyber-terrorism 'a big threat'

Lord Ashdown: Cyber-terrorism 'a big threat'

Summary: The former leader of the Liberal Democrats explains the need for an internationally co-ordinated response to combat cyber-terrorist threats

TOPICS: Security

The UK dependence on computer systems leaves the country vulnerable to cyber-terrorist attack, according to former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Lord Ashdown.

Topic: Security

Tom Espiner

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  • I do wonder...

    ... who in government has the responsibility for monitoring the international threat landscape. I'm sure the security services do, but there should be a more public, open level with responsibilities for talking to the big ISPs and other major Internet entities.
  • Open Advert

    I was interested to note that MI6 are openly advertising for applicants from all types of background on facebook!!
    roger andre