UK Defence Minister Nick Harvey to set out cyber battle
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 10/11/2010 00:48
Defence Minister Nick Harvey is due to highlight the cyber attack threat facing Britain in a speech to a leading think tank.
In his address to Chatham House, he is expected to warn that, in the wrong hands, a laptop could be as effective a weapon as a cruise missile.
He will also set out how the government plans to use cyberspace to help the military fight the wars of the future.
Ministers see cyber warfare as one of the UK's biggest emerging threats.