GCHQ Director Jeremy Fleming gives an exclusive insight into the challenges posed to our national security today. The intelligence agency strives to stay ahead of technology to tackle the security issues of our time. With the spread of coronavirus globally, millions have turned to the internet to support their day-to-day activities. An increasingly digital world brings huge opportunity for us all, but it also leaves us vulnerable to potential sources of harm, ranging from malicious emails to sophisticated cyber-attacks. And all the while we continue to face traditional threats from hostile states, terrorists and serious criminals. Join us to find out how GCHQ is responding to keep the country safe. Chaired by Julia Wheeler.
Jeremy Fleming has been the Director of GCHQ since April 2017. He has overseen the organisation’s response to the 2017 terror attacks in the UK, the release of WannaCry by North Korean cyber actors, and the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury and Amesbury in 2018. He has also continued GCHQ’s work to be as transparent as possible, without jeopardising its core mission.
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