The NCSC Annual Review 2020

3 Nov 2020 02:23 PM

Highlights from the last twelve months at the NCSC.

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Since the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was created in 2016 as part of the government’s five-year National Cyber Security Strategy, it has worked to make the UK the safest place to live and work online.

This Annual Review of its fourth year looks back at some of the key developments and highlights from the NCSC’s work between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.

The NCSC's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lindy Cameron


Lindy joins the NCSC with over two decades’ experience in national security policy and crisis management serving the government at home and overseas, most recently as Director-General at the Northern Ireland Office. 

Lindy Cameron said:  

“Over the past four years, the NCSC has transformed the UK’s approach to cyber security and set a benchmark for other countries to follow. I am delighted to join the NCSC and relish the opportunity to take this world-leading organisation to the next level.

"It is a great privilege to present the fourth Annual Review of the National Cyber Security Centre, a part of GCHQ. I am honoured to have been appointed as the NCSC’s second Chief Executive Officer, taking over from Ciaran Martin who was so pivotal in the development of this world-leading organisation."

You can read Lindy Cameron's introduction to the Annual Reviewdownload the full Annual Review or check out The Digital Annual Review 2020.

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Annual Review 2020

Key developments and highlights from the NCSC's work between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020. PDF, 8721 KB, 128 PAGES