Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: cyber security

Improving cyber security to make cyber space safer for people and businesses and more resilient to cyber attacks and crime.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 20 February 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Updated to reflect recent cyber insurance report.
  3. Updated with recent actions.
  4. Updated with current actions and progress.
  5. Updated to reflect Cyber Essentials scheme.
  6. Updated figures on percentage of businesses affected and estimated cost of cyber breaches to reflect latest research.
  7. updated launch date of CERT-UK.
  8. Added information about actions agreed with regulators for essential services.
  9. Updated with current achievements and actions.
  10. Ensured that list of actions is current
  11. First published.