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EADS combats hacking threat to UK

16 August 2013 Last updated at 00:19 BST

EADS has one of the largest facilities dedicated to testing how vulnerable important infrastructure is to hacking.

They simulate how malevolent agencies could target public utilities such as power stations or water treatment labs, and look for systems to combat the threat.

Dan Simmons reports.

Dan and the Click team will have more on efforts to combat cyber threats on this week's show, on BBC Two, BBC News Channel and BBC World News.

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