Defence Committee - Sixth Report
Defence and Cyber-Security

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 18 December 2012.


Terms of Reference

Conclusions and recommendations

1 Introduction

The inquiry

Nature of the threat

2 MoD networks, assets and capabilities

Operating and defending the network

Promoting good cyber-security practice throughout MoD

Securing the supply chain

Developing military cyber capabilities

Structures within the MoD

3 Military activity in cyberspace - conceptual framework

4 Relationships with allies

5 Resources and skills supporting military activity in cyberspace

Research and development

People - skills and capability



Measuring progress

6 Cyber-security across Government

Responsibility in the event of a major cyber-security incident

7 Conclusion

Annex: List of Abbreviations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

18 April 2012

16 May 2012

27 June 2012

Written evidence

Additional written evidence

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