DoD Puts SafeNet Encryption Tech on Approved Products List

The Defense Department has certified SafeNet Assured Technologies‘ encryption technology designed to secure data across an Ethernet network.

SafeNet said Wednesday its CN9000 series of encryptors can be found on the DoD Information Network Approved Products List under the fixed network element category.

The approval signifies that the technology has met the department’s interoperability and information assurance requirements.

Kirk Spring, president of SafeNet, said CN9000 works to protect data center interconnect, disaster recovery links and provider networks without affecting network performance.

The company offers the encryption product in two models that are designed to support transceiver interfaces.

The Defense Information Systems Agency maintains the list of products authorized for deployment on DoD networks.

You may also be interested in...

Jay Lambke President GAI

Government Acquisitions Obtains SBA HUBZone Program Certification; Jay Lambke Quoted

Cincinnati, Ohio-based company Government Acquisitions Inc. has been accredited by the Small Business Administration under a program that seeks to provide economic benefits to government contractors from historically underutilized business zones.

Satellite launch

SpaceX Launches Satellite for Multinational Ocean Observation Effort

SpaceX has sent to space a satellite designed to monitor sea levels across the globe under a U.S.-U.K. partnership. The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a mission to collect sea level data, support ship navigation and inform weather forecasts, NASA said Sunday.

KBR

KBR Gets $65M Navy Contract Modification for Base Support Services

KBR has received a one-year, $64.8M contract modification to carry out base operating support services at various U.S. Navy installations in Djibouti and Kenya.