Shh...It's a Secret

Talk about spooky. At an intelligence trade fair known as INTELCON, to be held near Washington next week, spyware firms will sell G-men everything from satellite-image analysis to cryptography tools. But the most secretive item may be a trade-fair award, named after Reagan-era CIA Director William Casey, that will be given at an unannounced ceremony at an unspecified time and place. The undisclosed winner, a high-profile business exec, will be cited for "selfless dedication"--code for his unheralded aid to U.S. intelligence.

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