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.
A new £40m CSOC for the Ministry of Defence was announced in April 2016.
- National Cyber Security Centre - to be operational from October 2016
- Centre for Cyber Assessment - based in Cheltenham
- Hansard, 2009-11-11
- Defence Secretary announces £40m Cyber Security Operations Centre, GOV.UK, 2016-04-01