The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has revealed the UK is at high risk of a catastrophic ransomware attack due to poor planning and a lack of investment. In its report, the joint committee warned the UK could face a crippling cyber-attack on its critical national infrastructure (CNI) at any moment. The report also claimed that the government has failed to invest sufficiently to prevent large-scale cyber-attacks and criticised the Home Office and former Home Secretary Suella Braverman for failing to prioritise the issue.
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