General Dynamics to Develop Threat Detection System for Military Networks; David Ibbetson Comments

General Dynamics EbizA General Dynamics C4 Systems division has been selected to create a cybersecurity offering under a program that aims to strengthen the capabilities of Canada's Department of National Defense to protect its virtual networks.

General Dynamics Canada will work to develop a tool that can automatically detect and prevent potential threats against the DND's databases and computer systems in support of the ARMOUR project, General Dynamics Canada said Monday.

Under the contract, the company will also demonstrate the cybersecurity offering's features designed to safeguard information technology infrastructure and data in networks of the DND.

“Cybersecurity is a growing concern for the governments and militaries of today,” said David Ibbetson, General Dynamics C4 Systems International vice president.

Defense Research and Development Canada conceived of the ARMOUR project with the goal of helping address challenges in maintaining the confidentiality of military and tactical information.

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