Jan. 22, 2021

ArtsCast Episode 8: The history of Britain's secret cyber-intelligence agency

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History Professor John Ferris has been named the “Authorized Historian” in chronicling the history of its British communications intelligence agency (Government Communications Headquarters). Ferris stands next to an Enigma machine, a type of enciphering machine used by the German armed forces to send messages securely.
History professor Dr. John Ferris

History professor Dr. John Ferris was handpicked by the British government to chronicle the authorized history of its communications intelligence agency, GCHQ. Hear him discuss his recently published book on the subject, Behind the Enigma. Listen now.

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