Wychwood takes on more former GCHQ experts
The discreet Wychwood Partners has become the go-to cyber consulting firm for retired officers from GCHQ's most cutting-edge departments. Wychood, [...]
GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters), Britain’s equivalent of the NSA, is responsible for communications interceptions on behalf of the British government and the military. It often works in tandem with its US counterpart and it was tarnished by the Edward Snowden affair, which brought to light many of the joint monitoring programs it operates with the US such as Prism and Tempora.
The UK's intelligence and security organisation, the GCHQ, plans to harness technology being developed by the country's cyber security experts and start-ups to tackle the risk of foreign interference and the challenges of securing a 5G network. [...]