LONDON: Russia poses the UK’s most acute imminent threat in cyberspace, while China’s quest to dominate a host of new technologies will transform the 21st century world we live in, the UK Cyber Security Center head said .
“In cyber – as in other security areas – Russia poses the most acute and immediate threat to Great Britain,” said Lindy Cameron, CEO of the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC).
“We need to be clear about China’s technological advancement ambitions,” said Cameron, a former official with the Northern Ireland office. “China will change the world we live in much more fundamentally than Russia.”
The NCSC is practically the UK technical security department: it is a unit of the UK wiretapping agency GCHQ and works with businesses and the UK public to respond to cyber incidents while keeping public and private networks secure.
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