As a symbol of GCHQ’s continued commitment to diversity and pride in its workforce, the iconic satellite dishes that line the cliff tops at Bude have been lit up in rainbow colours in celebration of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
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.
An Open Response to claims brought by Privacy International and seven Internet Service Providers is filed on behalf of the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and GCHQ on Friday 6 February.
The IPT issues its second judgment on challenges to the lawfulness of the UK’s bulk interception powers and the intelligence-sharing arrangements between the UK and the US National Security Agency, and reaffirms the IPT’s main December 2014 ruling which found strongly in favour of the Government.
The IPT finds that GCHQ does not seek to conduct mass surveillance, nor does the statutory framework permit some conduct, supporting the independent conclusions of the Interception of Communications Commissioner in his 2013 report, and the statement by the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parl
Full transcript of the final speech given by Sir Iain Lobban, as departing Director GCHQ, at the Cabinet War Rooms on 21 Oct 2014. He speaks of how the challenges have evolved over his 31-year career in the Department, which spans from the darkest days of the Cold War to the world today.