Conservatives propose new cybersecurity centre

The Conservative Party has outlined plans to create a Cyber Threat and Assessment Centre if elected

The Conservatives have revealed plans to establish a centre to counter online attacks against the UK.

According to a Conservative policy paper on national security published on Friday, the party plans to create a Cyber Threat and Assessment Centre (CTAC) if elected.

The centre would act as a central reporting point for all cyberattacks that threaten national infrastructure, and would provide intelligence on the online threats facing the UK.

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