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  • NSA Certifies General Dynamics Encryptor For Classified Info; Mike Guzelian Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Certifies General Dynamics Encryptor For Classified Info; Mike Guzelian Comments

    The National Security Agency has certified a General Dynamics-made encryptor to store classified information at the top secret level and below. General Dynamics’ C4 systems business unit built the TACLANE-1G encryptor to work inside vehicles, remote command posts and data centers, the company said. TACLANE is also designed for use wherever government and military personnel travel or […] More

  • Verizon Team Developing Voice Encryption For Agencies; Danny Johnson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon Team Developing Voice Encryption For Agencies; Danny Johnson Comments

    Verizon and partner Cellcrypt are testing a voice encryption service that could be available in the fall to military, intelligence and civilian agencies. According to GCN’s Henry Kenyon, the service will support smartphones and tablets that run on Android, BlackBerry and Apple’s iOS mobile operating systems. Danny Johnson, director of marketing at Verizon Wireless, told […] More

  • Los Alamos Lab Uses Quantum Physics for Mobile Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Los Alamos Lab Uses Quantum Physics for Mobile Security

    Through quantum cryptography, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers have invented a new system to secure large transfers of information between mobile devices. LANL recently released information about the QKarD, a miniature transmitter which generates random cryptographic keys to encode and decode information. LANL says the QKarD uses the laws of quantum physics and […] More

  • Marines to Use Lockheed Smartphone Network for Disaster Relief Exercises - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marines to Use Lockheed Smartphone Network for Disaster Relief Exercises

    The U.S. Marine Corps will soon beginning using a Lockheed Martin-developed tactical smartphone network to support the service branch’s disaster relief mission exercises and humanitarian assistance. The Marine Corps Forces Pacific Experimentation Center has acquired the MONAX system, a portable private 4G network that provides voice, data and video services through commercial smartphone technologies. The network […] More

  • NSA Approves ITT Network Processors to Store Top Secret Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Approves ITT Network Processors to Store Top Secret Apps

    ITT Corp.’s Coyote family of secure network processors has been certified by the U.S. National Security Agency to protect any packet-based protocol for the network, voice, data and storage of top secret and below applications. The Coyote program includes two fully-programmable cryptographic system-on-chip secure network processors, BlackRiver-AARIS-777 and Havasu-AARIS-457. BlackRiver-AARIS-777 is top-secret certified and the Havasu-AARIS-457 is […] More

  • Harris Wins $59.7 Million IDIQ for New Encryption Device - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wins $59.7 Million IDIQ for New Encryption Device

    The U.S. Navy has selected Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) for a $5.9 million order for its KIK-11 Tactical Key Loader —  a new lightweight device that simplifies the process of loading classified key fill material into military radios and other end cryptographic units. The initial delivery order was placed against a recently signed $59.7 million […] More

  • SEC Suffers Email Encryption Snafu - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SEC Suffers Email Encryption Snafu

    About 4,000 employees at the Securities and Exchange Commission have been notified about a breach that may have exposed their Social Security numbers and other payroll information, Los Angeles Times reports. Drew Malcomb, a Department of Interior spokesman, told Los Angeles Times the sensitive information was included in an unencrypted email sent May 4 by […] More

  • SafeNet, NetApp Team Up to Offer Secure Cloud-Based Storage - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SafeNet, NetApp Team Up to Offer Secure Cloud-Based Storage

    Information security provider SafeNet Inc and storage and data management solutions provider NetApp are joining forces to offer a new approach to storage security solutions. “SafeNet and NetApp are working together to make data-protection solutions available inside the network extendable beyond the network as customers adopt cloud-computing solutions,“ said Russell Dietz, SafeNet vice president and […] More

  • Skype's Encryption Technology Reverse Engineered - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Skype's Encryption Technology Reverse Engineered

    A group of crytoanalysts have published what they claim is the Skype encryption algorithm. The group, led by Sean O'Neil, claim to have successfully reverse engineered the RC4 cipher, an encryption technology used by Skype. The encryption technology is used by Skype to protect communications between clients and the company’s servers. Nevertheless, even if the […] More

  • Chinese Want to See Encryption Info - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chinese Want to See Encryption Info

    The Chinese government is looking to force security vendors to disclose their encryption information based on new regulations that will come into effect on Saturday. The regulations stipulate that companies selling products that fit into one (or more) of six categories must submit their encryption information to a government panel to receive a license to […] More

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