Navy takes cyber threat seriously
The new Type-26 Global Combat Ship has been designed to protect its weapons, engines and systems from cyber warfare.
Cyber attacks ‘as big a threat to new warships as missiles and torpedoes’
By Ben Farmer, Defence Correspondent
Hackers and cyber attacks pose as great a threat to Britain’s hi-tech warships of the future as missiles and torpedoes, the man in charge of building the Navy’s new frigate has warned.
Increasing levels of computer control and automation mean protecting vessels against electronic attack has become a focus of shipbuilding for the Navy.
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