UK to double cyber-security funding, push Syria vote post-Paris

GCHQ was tackling twice as many cyber-attacks that posed a threat to national security than it was a year agoBritain vowed Tuesday to double its investment in cyber-security to counter threats including from the Islamic State group following the Paris attacks claimed by IS which killed at least 129 people. Prime Minister David Cameron also announced he would make a fresh effort to build support for Britain to join air strikes on Syria, saying there was now a “compelling case” for doing so. Britain has so far stayed out of the strikes on IS group targets in Syria due to opposition from parliament.

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