Bill Tutte's diagnosis of the TUNNY cipher machine has been described as "the single biggest intellectual achievement at Bletchley Park"; the 24-year old's triumph was far from being the last of his remarkable life.
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.
At GCHQ we believe that success depends on great minds not thinking alike. That's why as an organisation we aspire to recruit and nurture the brightest talent and are building an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of the nation we serve.
The threat from espionage did not end with the collapse of Soviet communism in the early 1990s. As worldwide political and technological environments have evolved, GCHQ's priorities have changed to meet them.