Bernard Brown, vice chair at KPMG in the UK comments on the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget.
Bernard Brown, vice chair at KPMG in the UK, said: “In the wake of several cyber security breaches, which have compromised the security of UK citizens, it’s encouraging that the issue is becoming a more pressing priority for the Government and credit to the Chancellor for acknowledging it.”
“Cybercrime is now one of the most significant threats to UK national security, so promising a £1bn funding pot to boost our capabilities is essential in reassuring the country that more is being done to protect people and businesses. The Government now needs to go a step further and make sure that enough of this investment filters down to innovative SME’s, such as those in SecureTech, to encourage growth in this important sector.”
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