Major Cyber Threats to National Security

IIEA7th November 20181min
In his address to the IIEA, Ciaran Martin outlined the pioneering work of the National Cyber Security Centre and the role it plays in developing government policy.

In his address to the IIEA, Ciaran Martin outlined the pioneering work of the National Cyber Security Centre and the role it plays in developing government policy. Mr Martin discussed how the NCSC protects both national and business interests from major cyber attacks and helps people understand the risks around cyber security.

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In his address to the IIEA, Ciaran Martin will outline the pioneering work of the National Cyber Security Centre and the role it plays in developing government policy. Mr Martin will discuss how the NCSC protects both national and business interests from major cyber attacks and helps people understand the risks around cyber security.

Ciaran Martin was appointed CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre on 15 March 2016, having previously held the role of GCHQ’s Director General for Cyber Security since February 2014. As CEO NCSC, Mr Martin leads the public-facing London centre, the UK’s technical authority on cyber security, aiming to make the UK the safest place to live and do business online.

Mr Martin has led the transformation of GCHQ’s security mission into an active and supportive role for Government departments and critical national infrastructure and has worked to make GCHQ’s technical expertise and advice more widely available. Prior to this, Mr Martin spent eight years in the Cabinet Office as Constitution Director, Director of Security and Intelligence and Principal Private Secretary to the Cabinet Secretary.