UK intelligence services are stepping up against Chinese cyberspies

The UK government is setting up a new agency whose goal will be to fight against “Chinese cyber-spies and other threats”, the media are reporting.

As per a new report in The Register, the agency is called National Protective Security Agency (NPSA) and will answer directly to MI5. The news was broken by UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who explained that the NPSA is part of the Government’s effort to refresh its security (opens in new tab) strategy, known as the “Integrated Review”.