Cybersecurity as big a challenge as counterterrorism, says spy chief

Defending against cyberattacks is as big a challenge for the UK as protecting against terrorism, according to the director of GCHQ. “If GCHQ is to continue to help keep the country safe, then protecting the digital homeland — keeping our citizens safe and free online — must become and remain as much part of our mission as our global intelligence reach and our round-the-clock efforts against terrorism,” Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ, wrote in an article for the Telegraph.

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