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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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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Galois Wins DHS Award to Combat Rising DDoS Attacks

Galois Awarded $1.7 Million Contract To Enable Peer-to-peer Collaboration. Source: DHS eyes new tech to combat rising DDoS attacks Portland, OR – January 11th, 2016 – Galois today announced it has been awarded a $1.7 million contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to create technology that is capable of defending[…]

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NIST Awards $1.86Mn IoT Privacy Grant to Galois/Tozny

  Tozny, Inc a Portland-based company spun off from Galois, Inc., lands $1.86 million from NIST, in collaboration with Globe Sherpa and IOTAS to demonstrate privacy-enhancing information management/sharing technologies. The pilot will focus on allowing consumers to securely store and share private information across IoT-enabled smart homes and transportation systems. Source: NIST Awards $1.86Mn IoT[…]

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PacStar Microgrid Lab: Alive and Generating Power

PacStar’s microgrid lab is well underway, with a solar on the roof, smart inverter, protection relay and loads installed.   This enables us to develop, integrate and test software against real devices, not just simulations.   Amazing how many steps even a small installation requires – engineering, permits, interconnection agreements with PGE, inspections, etc.

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‘Tis the Season to Submit Grant Proposals

This week is a big push for US Department of Energy grant concept proposals.   If all goes well, SDS will have been instrumental in four concept papers submitted for “Funding Opportunities” on behalf of a variety of clean tech/smart grid teams of companies.   Teaming partners include universities, manufacturers of grid scale energy storage[…]

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