In a speech entitled "Front doors and strong locks: encryption, privacy and intelligence-gathering in the digital era" Director GCHQ shares his thoughts about this pivotal topic with an influential audience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
98-year-old Leslie Greer is the latest recipient of the badge which marks the wartime work undertaken at Bletchley Park. Ms Greer, who now lives in Dublin, was a German linguist at Bletchley Park. Her badge was presented by HMA Dominick Chilcott.
Visitors to GCHQ frequently ask why the famous Bletchley Park code-breakers came to be located in Cheltenham. The response is usually along the lines of ‘the Cheltenham sites were Ministry-owned property and we had outgrown our previous sites.’