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UK must strengthen cybersecurity for 2012 Olympics, warns Blunkett




UK must strengthen cybersecurity for 2012 Olympics, warns Blunkett
UK must strengthen cybersecurity for 2012 Olympics, warns Blunkett



http://www.computerweekly.com/Articles/2009/04/27/235788/uk-must-strengthen-cybersecurity-for-2012-olympics-warns.htm 

By Warwick Ashford
ComputerWeekly.com
27 Apr 2009

The UK should use the 2012 Olympics to drive progress towards achieving 
a world-class standard of cybersecurity, says former home secretary 
David Blunkett.

"People have got to understand that we are in an entirely different 
world now than we were even five years ago, said Blunkett, who is to 
give the opening keynote at Infosecurity Europe in London this week.

Blunkett believes that the true nature of cybercrime is little known and 
that people in the public and private sectors need to be more aware of 
the enormous threat.

Cyber attack could cause devastating disruption to the 2012 Olympic 
Games, but it is the missing element in the government's defence 
strategy, he said.

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