The UK Government has announced the launch the NPSA (National Protective Security Authority) to counter the threat posed by so called State Actors
Unlike the NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) which is an integral part of GCHQ the NPSA (National Protective Security Authority is part of MI5
and will increase the UK’s resilience to state threats as well as terrorism, and will play an important part in strengthening our country’s economic security.
State-sponsored attempts at stealing sensitive research and information can undermine UK businesses and harm our country’s competitiveness on the world stage.
The NPSA has absorbed the responsibilities of the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure but with a broader remit, reflecting the fact that the threats the UK faces today extend far beyond critical national infrastructure.
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