CyberFirst - GCHQ Student Sponsorship Opportunity
News article - 25 Jun 2015
CyberFirst is a government-backed initiative to identify young people considering a future career in Cyber Security. We are looking for UK national competition winners, under 25 years old, who are planning to study or are already studying an undergraduate degree in a STEM subject at a UK university.
How does an analyst catch a terrorist?
Without the aid of dark glasses and trench coat, GCHQ works every day to keep the UK safe. One of GCHQ's most important tasks is to identify and analyse the international dimensions of terrorist threats to the UK. Every operation will be different.
For an example of how a potential threat might be identified, what a GCHQ intelligence analyst will do to learn more about it, and what that analyst will do with the information uncovered in the process.
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