Policy paper

US-UK cybersecurity co-operation: fact sheet

This fact sheet follows meetings between Prime Minister David Cameron and President Obama on how to work together for cybersecurity.

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


Fact sheet: United States-United Kingdom cybersecurity cooperation


The United States and the United Kingdom agree that the cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges. President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron recognized that the inherently international nature of cyber threats requires that governments work together to confront those threats.

This fact sheet outlines how the US and UK governments will strengthen and deepen their extensive cybersecurity cooperation through:

  • improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity
  • strengthening cooperation on cyber defence
  • supporting academic research on cybersecurity issues
Published 16 January 2015