The UK military’s 13th Signal Regiment, first assembled five years before WW2, has been reformed this week into a dedicated cyber regiment tasked with defending the UK’s defence networks at home and aboard.
The unit will help establish a new Army Cyber Information Security Operations Centre that will protect the Ministry of Defence’s cyber domain. In the tradition of joint forces the army’s 13th Signal Regiment will work with the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy.
The new iteration of the military unit highlights the evolving battlefield in which modern armed forces are expected to conduct warfare. The weapons of