Tag Archives: cryptography

Raytheon to Add Software-Defined Radio on Army Helicopters; Scott Whatmough Comments

Raytheon will update radio systems on U.S. Army helicopters with the RT-1987, a software-defined radio that is part of the company’s SkyFire product line and features both cryptography tools and Mobile User Objective System support. Raytheon said Sunday that it demonstrated the features of what the company says would be the first major upgrade of a radio system in …

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Raytheon Subsidiary Embeds Cryptographic Algorithms In Thin Client; Ed Hammersla Comments

A Raytheon subsidiary has added cryptographic algorithms to its network access point product to help customers fulfill government requirements on data protection. Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions has consolidated Suite B algorithms into its commercial-off-the-shelf Trusted Thin Client services, which work to grant users access to various networks from a single device, …

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Symantec Gets US, Canada Govt Approval for Cryptographic Module; John Bordwine Comments

A Symantec cryptographic messaging system has received approval from the U.S. and Canadian governments for use at national agencies in both countries. The company said the National Insitute of Standards and Technology and the Communications Security Establishment Canada developed FIPS 140-2 to certify cryptographic modules for protecting sensitive information. Symantec …

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Blackberry 10 Approved for Enterprise Govt Deployment; Michael Brown Comments

Smartphones running BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 have been approved for enterprise deployment into U.S. and Canadian agencies, Research and Motion announced Thursday. The National Institute of Standards and Technology issues Federal Information Processing Standard 140 to coordinate the requirements and standards for certifying cryptographic modules. Blackberry 10 …

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Researchers Claim Unbreakable Cryptography

A group of researchers claim to have developed a way to encrypt messages so a user must be in a specific geolocation to unlock the message. The position-based quantum cryptography is currently scheduled to be presented at the 2010 IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, which takes place in …

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