Britain will ‘strike back’ at cyber-attackers with £1.9 billion security boost – Hammond

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‘Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged on Tuesday that Britain will “strike back” if it comes under cyber-attack from hackers and foreign governments.

The £1.9 billion program to improve cyber defense comes amid growing concern over the security of crucial national infrastructure, such as air traffic control and power grid networks.

Ministers will pledge extra funding in a bid to take “the fight to those who threaten Britain” through law enforcement and measures to hit back at cyber-attackers.’

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