Iran: Electronic Warfare:Written question - 1376

Asked by Dan Jarvis
(Barnsley Central)

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Asked on: 08 January 2020
Ministry of Defence
Iran: Electronic Warfare
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the risk of cyber-attack in the UK from Iran as a result of the assassination of Qasem Soleimani.
Answered by: Anne-Marie Trevelyan
Answered on: 13 January 2020

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) places a high priority on assuring its systems and dedicates considerable resources to assessing cyber threats; we continue to apply all necessary mitigations to combat these threats. However, for the purpose of safeguarding national security, the MOD does not comment publicly on the specifics of our assessments and activities.

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