Explaining the Routine at GCHQ
To improve relations between Britain's signals intelligence center, Government Communications [...]
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.
Encryption and data erasure, firewalls... A list of the most secure technologies has just been issued by the Communications Electronics Security Group, a British certification authority answering to the Government Communication Headquarters. [...]