Tag: U.S. National Reconnaissance Office

CIA Testing AWS Cloud for Security Holes

The logo of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is shown in the lobby of the CIA headquarters

The CIA’s chief information officer provided an update on the spy agency’s plans to roll out private cloud services – one would guess extremely private – during an industry symposium sponsored by its cloud vendor, Amazon Web Services (AWS). Spy

America’s biggest rocket launches top-secret spy satellite

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The United States' largest rocket launched a spy satellite on a hush-hush mission Wednesday. An unmanned Delta 4-Heavy rocket lifted off the pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 2:03 p.m. ET (11:03 p.m. PT) Wednesday, carrying a classified payload