The government's new National Cyber Security Centre officially opens today in Victoria, London - with the ribbon being cut by renowned cybersecurity expert, the Queen.

Described as an "operational nerve centre to manage cyber incidents," the NCSC is part of GCHQ and cost a reported £1.9 billion.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will be given a tour of the new building, accompanied by government bods including Chancellor Phillip Hammond, Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon.

At the end of the tour, the Queen will reveal a commemorative plaque and "sign an official photograph."

The centre isn't actually new, having been busy combating threats since October last year - it's just the official opening today.

Its Technical Director, Dr Ian Levy, says the NCSC is "actively working to reduce the harm caused by cyber attacks against the UK and will use the government as a guinea pig for all the measures we want to see done by industry at national scale.

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