Cyber Security Operations Centre

Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) is a multi-agency body monitoring the heath of UK computer networks and co-ordinating incident response housed within GCHQ. It was established following the Cyber Security Strategy published in June 2009. It became operational in March 2010[1].

A new £40m CSOC for the Ministry of Defence was announced in April 2016[2].

See also


  1. Hansard, 2009-11-11
  2. Defence Secretary announces £40m Cyber Security Operations Centre, GOV.UK, 2016-04-01