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Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat

“Britain is significantly increasing its ability to wage war in cyberspace with the creation of a new offensive cyber force of up to 2,000 personnel…The new force which is expected to be announced soon would represent a near four-fold increase in manpower focused on offensive cyber operations…The plan by the Ministry of Defence and GCHQ comes amid a growing cyber threat from Russia and after Britain used cyber weapons for the first time to fight Islamic State.”

Source: Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat: Sky News | Reuters

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