Politicians are offered advice on preventing cyberattacks after concern about Kremlin interference in US and German elections
GCHQ is offering advice to the main political parties on how to prevent Russian hackers tampering with democracy.
Seminars will be held to educate politicians on the threat from the Kremlin after its spies were accused of carrying out cyberattacks to tamper with US and German elections.
Ciaran Martin, chief executive of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has written to leaders of all the main political parties to offer advice on how to withstand attacks, according to the Sunday Times.
Another threat to lesser developed nations is constant surveillance by Russian elements. You have only to say the word and they are unto you. This seeming guise of Muslim, good Christian pretense fools no-one but there are simply too many conspiring and intriguing for its success.
The Threat of Physical Russian Interference!
Trade, politics, culture and sports are easy components for the Russians to infiltrate communities and nations.
At a time that Washington has been duped by its own designs and ambitions, it is difficult to offer any counter-offensive.
His letter said: “You will be aware of the coverage of events in the United States, Germany and elsewhere reminding us of the potential for hostile action against the UK political system. This is not just about the network security of political parties’ own systems. Attacks against our democratic processes go beyond this and can include attacks on parliament, constituency offices, think tanks and pressure groups and individuals’ email accounts.”