UK Floats New Cybersecurity Benchmarks For Contractors

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 7:42 PM EST) -- British officials announced Thursday that the nation will mount an aggressive effort to double cybersecurity product exports by 2016 and plans to implement a new set of baseline data protection standards by next year for companies hoping to do business with the government.

In a report marking the second anniversary of the U.K.’s Cyber Security Strategy framework, the government outlined its progress in instituting protections to ward off costly cyberattacks while laying out a vision for the future that includes establishing new tech security competence benchmarks...
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