Tower of Secrets: A Real Life Spy Thrillerby Victor Sheymov
Head of security for cipher communications worldwide, Sheymov has rare knowledge of the entire system. A star player, headed for the top, his contacts range from party elite to the
Tower of Secrets Is a thriller, filled with spycraft and intelligence techniques never before revealed, a true story that is more spellbinding than any work of fiction could ever be.
Head of security for cipher communications worldwide, Sheymov has rare knowledge of the entire system. A star player, headed for the top, his contacts range from party elite to the dissident community and the Moscow underworld.
Until shattering events force a decision. With his wife and five-year-old daughter, Sheymov will defect. First he must find a way to make scret contact with the Americans. Then he must beat the overwhelming odds against getting out of Russia. But the thorniest challenge is to keep the defection secret for a decade and allow the US to use Sheymov's stunning expertise. A coup for the West, catastrophe for the KGB.
Enter the riveting world of real intelligence where every life-or-death move on the chessboard affects the fate of nations. This memoir is a tale more thrilling than fiction, told by a consummate master of the game.
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Victor Sheymov is a cyber security expert, author, scientist, inventor, and holder of multiple patents for methods and systems in cyber security. He was responsible for coordination of all security aspects of Russian cipher communications with its outposts abroad when he was exfiltrated with his wife and daughter by the CIA in 1980. He worked for the National Security Agency for a number of years and is a recipient of several prestigious awards in intelligence and security.
Victor Sheymov also authored articles in The Washington Post, Barron's, World Monitor, National Review and other national publications. He appeared at many national news programs including Larry King Live, 48 Hours, Dateline, McNeil-Lehrer, Charlie Rose and the McLaughlin Report.
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