Among the measures proposed by the data security branch of GCHQ to cut risks after Windows XP support ends is a block on government workers with the OS remotely accessing the network.
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Public and private sector employees will come together to share information on cyber attacks directed at the UK from a new base in an undisclosed location.
BlackBerry's new platform has not yet been tested for official government use, according to GCHQ - flying in the face of suggestions that it had been rejected by the department.
GCHQ will be working closely with the University of Southampton's new research hub on issues facing UK security, such as human identification and data privacy in a bid to help protect the country from cyberattacks.
The scheme, backed by GCHQ and the government, is based on the expertise of 'quality-assured' companies from the private sector such as BAE Systems Detica.
A public-private sector information-sharing hub has revealed a campaign to break into defence contractors' systems via a tailored malicious email campaign, according to Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude
Science minister David Willetts has called on businesses to step forward and share information on cyberattacks they have seen, as enterprises continue to hold back for fear of damaging their reputations
The UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has begun recruiting talent from top universities in an attempt to tighten up cyber-security within the United Kingdom.
White House cybersecurity adviser Howard Schmidt discusses the implications of bring-your-own device policies, as well as how intelligence agencies and businesses could share more information
Appeal for self-taught ethical hackers...
The UK government has unveiled a new cybersecurity strategy, which calls on GCHQ to run a hub where businesses can put aside their hesitations to share information on threats between themselves and the public sector
The Chinese firm, blocked by US authorities from bidding on a large government contract, has acknowledged it faces hurdles breaking into the US market, though it sees this as 'just a question of time'
A significant but unsuccessful cyberattack was launched on the Foreign Office and other government departments this summer, the head of the UK's communications spy agency has said.Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) director Iain Lobban said on Monday that there was a "disturbing" volume of e-crime and attacks on government and industry systems, according to Reuters.
A government scheme to accredit public sector IT security professionals has got a boost — the technical assurance arm of GCHQ has appointed three more organisations to provide certification for UK government information assurance professionals.
The Defence Cyber Operations Group will be rolled into a joint command with military intelligence as part of Ministry of Defence budget cuts, according to the BBC
With hacking rated on a par with terrorism, GCHQ offshoot CESG's job has become more critical, and a source linked to the intelligence agency tells ZDNet UK about evolving threats and Wikileaks
The £650m earmarked in the government's budget for cybersecurity will be spread over a number of organisations, including intelligence agencies, government departments and the police
Following the arrest of five men suspected of involvement in pro-Wikileaks DDoS attacks, the activist group has sent a warning to the government saying the move is a 'sad mistake'
The government has started discussions with its listening post about how GCHQ could sell products and services to the private sector, the intelligence agency has said.UK security minister Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones told the Commons Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday that the government was mulling the idea.
Over half a billion pounds will go to cyber-defence and improving the computer security of the critical national infrastructure, the government has announced
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