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We are raising a mighty cyber-shield against the great threats ahead

The MoD is working with GCHQ and the Secret Intelligence Services to push back against digital attacks

By Ben Wallace   July 2021

Photo: PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo

Read more: shadow defence secretary John Healey on the need for global cooperation against cyber warfare

Resilience is proving to be the great challenge of the 21st century. The Covid crisis has shown the huge impact disease outbreaks can have on our lives and economies—but tomorrow’s danger could just as easily come from a very high-level cyber-attack.

Cyberspace has transformed all our lives: the way we work, shop, travel and communicate. But our openness and dependence on IT makes us more vulnerable. And our adversaries—be they state aggressors, terrorists, criminal gangs or even individuals with a grudge…

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