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What does GCHQ stand for?

GCHQ stands for Government Communications Headquarters (UK)

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  • Military and Government

Samples in periodicals archive:

They cited a 2010 memo that described a briefing to the Government Communications Headquarters, a British intelligence service, that says the NSA has led a "multipronged effort to break widely used Internet encryption technologies.
The NSA and Britain's Government Communications Headquarters were working together on how to collect and store data from dozens of smartphone apps by 2007, according to the documents, provided by Edward J.
For his part, Head of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) Sir Iain Lobban said that activists in the Middle East and "closer to home" had been monitored discussing ways of switching away from communications they "now perceived as vulnerable" after Snowden's leaks.