Friday, April 19, 2013

Pentagon’s Spies Pimp Their Phones

The Pentagon has big plans for its spy agency. But first it’s going to upgrade its secret agents’ cellphones.

That’s the gist of a recent request for information from the cryptic Virginia Contracting Activity (or VACA), the public face for the Defense Intelligence Agency’s secretive contract business. According to the request, the DIA is looking for a company with the “ability to work and store classified information at the SECRET Collateral Level” to design custom “cellular phone point-to-point communication systems.” In other words, a private communications link. (more)