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The National Cyber Security Centre has to build for the future

The organisation’s third annual report shows how much has been done to secure Britain’s digital networks—and how much is left to do

By Sneha Dawda  

Ciaran Martin (UK National Cyber Security Centre). Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/PA Images

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published its third annual report, showcasing its efforts to build a safer digital Britain. Despite roots in GCHQ, the NCSC’s commitment to transparency is clear and significant. Cybersecurity is often spoken and written about in an inaccessible way. From obscure technical language to secretive capabilities, all too frequently the topic is confined to the few in the field who already have deep knowledge. Instead, the NCSC’s…

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