In this paper Clifford Cocks shows how it is possible for any number of parties to co-operate in generating the parameters for an RSA encryption system in such a way that all must co-operate in order to decrypt enciphered data.
Chris Ensor, GCHQ’s Deputy Director for the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance, discusses the IT skills gap and our new CyberFirst strategy, designed to support Britain’s future national security needs in cyber space.
Internet connectivity brings great benefit, but is also exploited by those wishing to cause harm. GCHQ seeks to identify those threats, playing a leading role with government and industry to help protect the UK.
This award provides an opportunity for some of the brightest minds in the UK to conduct research in cyber security in the US. The exchange programme will build networks and encourage collaboration between US and UK universities, bringing together world-class cyber security researchers.
Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, highlights the important work of the CCA, the cyber equivalent of the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC), by making public its existence.