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Behind The Enigma: The Authorized History of GCHQ, Britain’s Secret Cyber-intelligence Agency

 Author: John Ferris  Category: Big Data, Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, Legislation, Surveillance  Publisher: Bloomsbury USA  Published: 2020  ISBN: 9781635574654  Pages: 848

The definitive history of GCHQ, one of the world”s most tight-lipped intelligence agencies, written with unprecedented access to classified archives.

Based on unprecedented access to documents in GCHQ’s archive, many of them hitherto classified, this is the first book to authoritatively explain the entire history of one of the world”s most potent intelligence agencies. Many major contemporary conflicts-between Russia and the West, between Arab nations and Israel, between state security and terrorism-become fully explicable only in the light of the secret intelligence record. Written by one of the world”s leading experts in intelligence and strategy, Behind the Enigma reveals the fascinating truth behind this most remarkable and enigmatic of organisations.