Czech Republic to expand its Cyber Security Centre

As announced at the end of 2016, the Czech National Security Authority (NSA) is establishing a new headquarters for its National Cyber-Security Centre (NCSC) to protect the Czech Republic from hackers' attacks and other security incidents.

It is expected that the expanded cyber-security centre will be located in Černá Pole, a district of the country's second largest city Brno.
The expansion is scheduled to be carried out between 2018 to 2023 with the aim of establishing a new laboratory, training centre and data protection centres as well as increasing the office's workforce.

As with neighbouring Slovakia, cyber-security was only recently elevated in the Czech Republic to the top of the country's security and defence agenda, according to local analysts.

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