DARPA to test secure warfighter mobile devices leveraging TAK

From Federal Computer Week: The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will soon begin testing new devices that can house and share information on multiple security levels. The devices are part of the Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) program, which aims to solve three issues with information-sharing specific to the Defense Department: housing multiple security levels …

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VIASAT Providing Android CyberSecurity Software

ViaSat Inc. officials announced it was awarded a production contract to provide ViaSat Mobile Dynamic Defense (MDD) cybersecurity software to protect and secure Tactical Local Area Network (TACLAN) Field Computing Device – Wearable (FCD-W) platforms. ViaSat and iGov are working together on this contract, along with the U.S. Governmentto enable future platform and mission capabilities for the TACLAN FCD-W program, which is designed …

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CTTSO funds ATAK Secure Comm System

The Combatting Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) announced that they’ve funded a secure data at rest virtual machine running directly off of a micro SD card to run ATAK for Homeland Security, the DoD and the Intelligence Community.  Its also on page 61 of the CTTSO Annual Review Book. Here’s an excerpt: Description: GSCS provides tactical level infrastructure and information assurance services …

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