Bottom line. GCHQ *must* have more money.
Except the most effective "cyber attack" seems to have been a joint US/Israeli attack on a nation they neither (AFAIK) is officially at war with.
As for this "Worst case" AKA Die Hard 4.0 scenario BS.
That would take a large group of simultaneously cretinous managers to f**k up their backup plans, probably with physical visits.
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This is BULLSHIT
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BTW The cute Red squirrel in the picture is an endangered species in the UK.
It's being out bred by the fatter, hornier North American Grey squirrel, which carries but is also immune to "Squirrel pox" which has been killing the Red.
So if you want to defend your infrastructure against a real threat.
Trap the Greys.