National Crime Agency to Guard UK against Cyber Crime

UK law enforcement officers are working with public and private sector partners to help businesses and UK consumers guard against cyber crime.

After a number of high profile malware threats to the UK the National Crime Agency is leading the initiative to help network administrators who manage key parts of the UK infrastructure.

The NCA will release intelligence reports through ten police Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCUS) compromising 43 individual police forces as well as Police Scotland and Police Service of Northern Ireland.

The ROCUS will notify businesses of cyber crime threats on their systems and will include information on how they can subscribe to customised live threat data feeds.

The NCA will begin the initiative with intelligence reports for internet service providers (ISPs) and hosting companies.

The initiative is part of UK law enforcement's wider ongoing programme of engagement with industry partners including ISPs, banks and security firms, to tackle cyber crime threats to the UK and help clean up the UK's internet infrastructure.

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