Spy Tech: 10 CIA-Backed Investments – InformationWeek

By Elena Malykhina 11/26/2012 Check out some of the latest technologies to win funding from In-Q-Tel, the venture investment arm of the CIA and other intelligence agencies. That’s the first step toward use by agents and analysts.

Cloud Services

Intelligence agencies, like a growing number of businesses, are making increased use of cloud computing. In a three-month span, In-Q-Tel struck partnerships with Adaptive Computing to develop a cloud operating system, with Huddle for cloud-based content management, and with Cloudant, a startup that offers a “data-layer-as-a-service” for use in building scalable applications.

 

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