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GCHQ honoured by Royal visit to Cheltenham base

29 Jul 2016 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited GCHQ yesterday in his role as Royal Patron of the Intelligence Services.
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Recognising and supporting talent

21 Jul 2016 GCHQ was delighted to co-sponsor this year’s Rare Rising Stars awards which honour the UK’s best black students.
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Royal British Legion thanks GCHQ for its generosity

15 Jul 2016 Staff raise nearly £2000 for the RBL from the sale of poppy pins.
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Bletchley and beyond: women at GCHQ

04 Jul 2016 Sally, GCHQ’s Director Cyber and one of our Gender Diversity Champions, explains why a diverse workforce is crucial to our work to keep...
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Our modern-day Enigma challenge

24 Jun 2016 Our code-breaking predecessors at Bletchley Park were famed for cracking Enigma, providing valuable intelligence during WWII.  Today, we...
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The cyber threat

11 Apr 2016 Internet connectivity brings great benefit, but is also exploited by those wishing to cause harm. GCHQ seeks to identify those threats,...