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Face the Fax: CIA Phasing Out Hardware for Secure Email

The Central Intelligence Agency wants to make it easier to communicate with industry — so it’s upgrading to email.

Speaking Oct. 2 at the VMware Public Sector Innovation Summit in Arlington, Virginia, CIA chief information officer Juliane Gallina said that the CIA was looking to replace its fax machines with email in a program called “Gray Magic.”

“It’s a new network; it’s secure and it’s designed specifically to allow industry partners to have their own secure, direct communications in collaboration with government to help us facilitate acquisitions and procurement,” Gallina said.

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