Failing cyber security lack of understanding of global interconnectedness, as computer hacker attack looms

April 4, 2022
Governments should try to find new ways to collaborate by drawing on existing alliances such as NATO, the Anglophone Five Eyes group, and ASEAN.

CANBERRA, Australia – Cyber security is failing to keep pace with generational global upheavals and is in need of significant investment and focus as a result, say British intelligence experts. Computer Weekly reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

4 April 2022 -- Amid the impact of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s war in Ukraine and an increasingly confident and assertive China, gaps in national cyber security strategies are being painfully exposed, said Jeremy Fleming, director of the United Kingdom Government Communications Headquarter (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, England.

Fleming made his comments to an audience at Australia’s National Security College (NSC) at Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. world governments are starting to realize that they have failed to understand the depth of global interconnectedness and dependence, he said.

In a wide-ranging speech, Fleming dwelled at length on the implications for cyber security of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, noting significant commentary expressing surprise that Moscow has not deployed a major computer hacker attack during its campaign.

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