UK: Each Police Force Gets Dedicated Cybercrime Unit


The government has made a multi-million-pound investment to ensure that every police force in England and Wales now has its own dedicated cybercrime unit.

The announcement was made by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), as part of its National Cybercrime Programme event in the Midlands this week.

Tackling cybercrime has long been on the police’s radar. Indeed, last month the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) confirmed that it had suffered a ransomware attack.

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Source: Silicon UK