CIA's In-Q-Tel invests in cyber monitoring

Tuesday - 1/18/2011, 8:30am EST

The Central Intelligence Agency has made new investments in companies working in cyber security. Information Week reports the CIA is backing two startups. Teradici is based in British Columbia. It makes secure desktop virtualization software, so multiple users can share a single machine safely. And Red Seal, from California, makes software that monitors the cyber infrastructure, looking for breaches. Both investments were made via the CIA's investment arm, known as In-Q-Tel.

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