PacStar Announcing Two DOD Projects at AUSA Meeting

I’m thrilled to announce (and proud of my contribution towards) PacStar’s successful deployment of IQ-Core Software in two major U.S. Army programs – WIN-T Inc 1b, and on U.S. Army Wireless Command Posts.  Many years in the making by a dedicated and high functioning team.  I’m particularly pleased with the use of IQ-Core Software to manage NSA[…]

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Galois Awarded DARPA Blockchain Research Project

Research and Development company Galois and Guardtime Federal have announced they have jointly been awarded a $1.8 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to verify the correctness of Guardtime’s Keyless Signature Infrastructure. The contract will fund an attempt to advance the state of formal verification tools and all blockchain-based integrity monitoring systems.[…]

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CyberChaff at Reed College – Galois, Inc.

Thrilled to have been a part of this early success! Formaltech, a Galois subsidiary, and Reed are excited to celebrate CyberChaff’s first month of service at Reed. Formaltech’s CyberChaff allows you to deploy low-cost, secure decoy hosts on a network. The hosts alert administrators when an attacker is detected while also slowing down key steps[…]

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For New Cybersecurity Pilot Program, Collaboration Is Key

Portland cybersecurity and high assurance computer science research firm Galois scores some nice coverage for our collaboration with regional universities and US DHS. Two nice pieces of coverage below…in collaboration with Reed College CIO and NWACC Chair Martin Ringle, and Principal Investigator from Galois, Adam Wick. The goal is to develop advanced technology to identify,[…]

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PacStar® Receives Hardware and Software Patent Awards

The US Patent Office recognizes PacStar’s continued innovation on its 400-Series interconnect system and IQ-Core® Software call diagnostics.  This illustrates yet more technical progress and recognition at PacStar. While I was not involved in these inventions, I’m proud of the team none the less. See more…

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PacStar Releases Software to Manage Commercial Solutions for Classified Systems

PacStar Announces Availability of IQ-Core Software CSfC Plug-in.  New release automates and simplifies configuration and management of commercial networking equipment used to transmit classified information. Breaking new ground in the management of classified networks, PacStar just released to software to tame the complexity involved with VPN gateways, certificate authorities, PKI and network device configurations required to[…]

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Is Digital Currency a Bad Idea? -Bitcoin Heist Steals Millions from Exchange

As much as I’m a fan of new technology, like the newly developed currency exchange based in Toronto I’m falling in live with.  After suffering personally through losses of my personal information in 10+ breaches (Target, Home Depot, Anthem, etc.), it seems like digital cash is a bad idea until we have fundamental improvements in[…]

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