Potential threat of cyber attacks is 'enormous'

Speaking to ITV Daybreak, Martin Sutherland, Managing Director at Detica, a data managing company, said the potential threat to society by cyber attacks is enormous.

He added that the frequency of those attacks is increasing all the time.

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'Urgent' cyber threat to UK

MPs warn that UK armed forces are so dependent on information technology that their ability to operate could be "fatally compromised" by a cyber attack. The Defence Select Committee urged the Government to "urgently create" a contingency plan.