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CIA Fights Back Against 'Visual Eavesdroppers'

Invests in technology from Oculis Labs that protects sensitive and classified data
The CIA in investing in security technology that protects PCs from so-called visual eavesdroppers in an effort to prevent key intelligence information from falling into the wrong hands.

In-Q-Tel, a CIA-based nonprofit that identifies emerging technologies to support the U.S. intelligence community, is partnering with Oculis Labs to use two of the company's technologies to protect sensitive and classified data when intelligence personnel are using mobile and desktop computers.

According to In-Q-Tel, 89% of people have admitted to reading over people's shoulders when working in a public place, which 75% of U.S. workers today do. The use of Oculis technology should help protect sensitive intelligence information from being compromised through this kind of public data leak.

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