The 2011 UK Cyber
Security Strategy provides increased focus on greater
public-private sector co-operation to educate and protect the UK
against with the growing and ever-evolving cyber threats, and
details how the
UK "will tackle cyber threats to promote economic growth
and to protect our nation’s security and our way of
With UK consumers being Europe's biggest online spenders,
according to the Centre for Retail
Research – spending over £50bn online each
year, and 90% of high street transactions done using credit
and debit cards (and the underlying wired and wireless
technology) – the UK Cyber
Security Strategy's objective is to enable citizens, business
and government to enjoy "the full benefits of a safe, secure and
resilient cyber space". In achieving this, the strategy also aims
to "address the risks, reduce benefits to criminals and terrorists,
and seize opportunities in cyber space to enhance the UK's overall
security and resilience."
How Vega is supporting the 2011 UK Cyber Security
With over 20 years' experience in delivering information assurance solutions and secure systems across the UK’s national security
community, Vega operates at the heart of the expanding UK cyber
security and information assurance sector, and is fully committed
to working alongside key stakeholders to meet the aspirations of
Cyber Security Strategy.
The company is a core member of the
Finmeccanica Cyber Solutions team. Our proven capability and
trusted advice places Vega at the heart of government and industry,
providing strategic advice and technological expertise to ensure
the integrity of systems and the secure transfer of data.
Vega works with organisations charged with protection of the UK;
its citizens, its critical national infrastructure and those high
profile events most at risk from man-made or environmental threats.
Our clients include the Government, MOD, Intelligence Agencies,
Emergency Services and private sector organisations.
Our people are experts in their fields, providing independent
advice and pragmatic solutions in complex environments, to enable
clients to meet their business challenges with confidence and
properly address the growing cyber threats. These include:
Contact Vega for
more information about our work supporting the UK Cyber