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National Security: Cybersecurity

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 120873, tabled on 11 January 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions has he personally had with the Foreign Secretary on the ongoing development of the Joint Crypt Key Programme.

Answered on

20 January 2023

The Joint Crypt Key Programme (JCKP) is a £2.6 billion critical programme for Defence that protects our people, platforms, networks and information by providing high grade cryptography to a range of mission-critical services. I regularly meet with the Foreign Secretary on numerous topics. For further information on the Joint Crypt Key Programme, I would be happy to offer the right hon. Member a briefing at a higher classification.