Tag Archives: NSA

NSA Adds Apriva Subsidiary as Trusted Integrator on Commercial Solutions for Classified Program

Apriva has passed a government review and met security and managed requirements to be listed as a trusted integrator within the National Security Agency‘s Commercial Solutions for Classified program. Apriva said Monday the NSA and Central Security Service created the program to help Information Assurance Directorate customers implement mobile access systems through …

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Army Selects PacStar Software for Wireless Comms Mgmt; Peggy Miller Comments

PacStar has been selected by the U.S. Army to provide a software platform for the military service to manage the security of wireless command posts. The Army chose PacStar’s IQ-Core Software with Commercial Solutions for Classified  Plug-In to help secure classified information as part of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1 program, the company said Thursday. PacStar noted the …

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Crest to Take Over NSA’s Incident Response Assistance Accreditation Program

U.K.-based technical information security accreditation and certification body Crest will assume responsibility for the operation of the National Security Agency‘s Cyber Incident Response Assistance accreditation program under a memorandum of understanding with NSA. Crest said Tuesday it will collaborate with NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate to expand the CIRA program and maintain the integrity of the …

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ViaSat’s Rugged Network Encryptors Gain NSA Certification; Jerry Goodwin Comments

ViaSat has received National Security Agency certification for two encryption platforms the company designed to secure communications networks. The broadband services and technology provider said Wednesday its NSA-certified KG-250XS and IPS-250X encryptors are now available for purchase by government agencies. Jerry Goodwin, chief operating officer of the government systems division at ViaSat, said the certification supports the …

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DISA Grants STIG Certification to MobileIron Security Platform; Barry Mainz Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued its Security Technical Implementation Guide approval to a MobileIron-built mobile device management platform for deployment at the Defense Department. DISA cleared the MobileIron Core platform for use on iOS and Android devices in certain DoD-run networks, the company said Thursday. “The DoD Mobile Device Strategy encourages a highly mobile workforce for …

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General Dynamics to Provide HF Comms System for Navy’s Digital Modular Radios

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract modification to provide high-frequency communications support for the AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radios of the U.S. Navy. The company said Thursday its mission systems business will provide the 3G high-frequency, third-generation Automatic Link Establishment system that will work to facilitate communications between U.S. and coalition forces. ALE works to supplement satellite communications …

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Raytheon Gets NSA Certification for Ethernet Encryption Tool; John Droge Comments

Raytheon has received certification from the National Security Agency for its Ethernet encryption system that works to safeguard Top Secret-level data and sensitive compartmented information in networked communication platforms. The NSA Type 1 certification seeks to authorize Raytheon to sell its KG-350 Layer 2 Ethernet encryption tool to government, military and …

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Unisys Receives NSA, NIAP Certifications for Enterprise IT Security Platform

Unisys has received approval from the National Security Agency and NSA’s partnership with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to make a company-made enterprise information technology security platform available to government agencies. The company said Monday it received certification under the NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified program that allows federal agencies to buy and implement the Stealth software to …

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General Dynamics Develops Virtual Local Area Network Feature for Encryption Tech Portfolio

General Dynamics has added an optional virtual local area network feature to the  company’s suite of encryption technology offerings designed to secure networks and data against cyber threats. The company said Tuesday the VLAN feature of the TACLANE family of encryptors will work to help users simultaneously send and receive Layer 2 and High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor data through a …

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HPE Obtains NSA Commercial Service Provider Designation; Orlando Figueredo Comments

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been approved as a National Security Agency integrator for classified commercial services after the company passed NSA program requirements. As an authorized integrator, HPE is permitted to provide commercial products and services for classified environments under NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified program, HPE said June 30. Orlando Figueredo, vice …

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Jonathan Couch Named ThreatQuotient Strategy VP; John Czupak Comments

Jonathan Couch, co-founder and former vice president of iSIGHT Partners, has joined ThreatQuotient as vice president for strategy at the Reston, Virginia-based enterprise security technology company. ThreatQuotient said Wednesday he will work to develop the company’s software roadmap and partnership strategy as well as collaborate with its partners and clients to help them  secure their business operations. “Couch has a …

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Engility to Continue Tactical Intell Gathering Support for Army; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has secured a potential $24 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s efforts to gather and provide global intelligence data to military commanders. The company said Wednesday it will continue to provide engineering services for the service branch’s Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities Program under the recompete firm-fixed-price contract. “Our systems engineering knowledge, …

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NATO Agency, AFCEA International to Address Euro-Atlantic Security at Estonia Conference

Participants from NATO’s communications and information agency and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International will host a conference in Estonia to discuss new strategies to address Euro-Atlantic security and cyber threats. The international event called NITEC will include panel discussions with Estonia’s president Toomas Hendrick Ilves and Adm. Michael Rogers, U.S. Cyber Command …

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NSA, DHS Name Multiple Universities as Centers of Excellence in Cyber Defense

Five universities were commended by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as national centers of academic excellence in cyber defense, HSToday reported Wednesday. The new centers of academic excellence in cyber defense are the University of Delaware, University of Cincinnati’s Information Technology School, University of Missouri in St. Louis, …

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