Ministry of Defence information exposed to nation state attackers in 37 incidents

Tom Allen
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Sensitive information was left exposed to physical and cyber attackers in 2017

The Ministry of Defence and its partners ‘failed to protect military and defence data' in 37 incidents last year, according to redacted reports seen by Sky News. The outcome of the security inci...

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