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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.

Read more at Fifth Domain

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