“The FBI is using Amazon Web Services’ cloud services to process, host and analyze both classified and unclassified counterterrorism data, an FBI official revealed Tuesday.”
“The previously undisclosed partnership dates back nearly two years and began after the FBI reached a “data crisis,” according to FBI Deputy Assistant Director for Counterterrorism Christine Halvorsen, who made the announcement at AWS’ re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.”
“The FBI is the latest intelligence agency to make use of AWS, which operates three cloud regions — massive data centers that lease out computing power — that explicitly serve the federal government.” Read the full article here.
Source: FBI’s Counterterrorism Investigations Now Run on Amazon – By Frank Konkel, November 29, 2018. Nextgov.