Plans unveiled for £20m national police cybersecurity centre


The UK’s 48 police forces will soon have access to a national centre dedicated to understanding and combatting the cyberthreat landscape at both a national and local level.

According to a newly published contract notice, the National Police Technology Council has a “vision to establish a National Management Centre (NMC) that provides a comprehensive range of cybersecurity and network-management services to UK policing”. The East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit is fronting the tender process for the establishment of the centre, a project which is valued at £20m.

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Source: Public Technology