Defending the defenders

Inside the Enterprise: MPs question the armed forces' readiness to deal with cyber security attacks. Businesses should pay attention too.

"We have asked the Government to set out details of the contingency plans it has in place should such an attack occur. If it has none, it should say so and urgently create some," said the Committee.

Businesses would do well to heed the same message.

Stephen Pritchard is a contributing editor at IT Pro.

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