As a result , having consistent strategies across the world ’ s most powerful nations to help prevent attacks of this nature will be vital in stopping future cyber disasters . Not only does enhanced strategic engagement between the two countries provide a clear roadmap for increasing defence capabilities in cyberspace , it also acts as a deterrent to those perpetrating attacks on businesses and public sector organisations on both sides of the Atlantic .
Danny Lopez , CEO at Glasswall
Consequently , the UK and US seem set to increase their efforts to engage with online adversaries . In doing so , their announcement makes repeated reference to ‘ imposing consequences ’ on cybercriminals and nation-state protagonists . This is a welcome restatement of the determination of both governments to proactively address a wide range of serious cybersecurity risks .
It also serves as a reminder to organisations across both public and private sectors that taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity is an essential part of a rounded and effective strategy .