Air Force communicates better with Trusted Computers

HERNDON, Va., 9 March 2005. Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc. (TCS) today announced it has been awarded a multiple-year contract with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)/IFKO for $21.7 million.

Mar 10th, 2005

HERNDON, Va., 9 March 2005. Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc. (TCS) today announced it has been awarded a multiple-year contract with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)/IFKO for $21.7 million.

Under the GSA Blanket Purchase Agreement, the Air Force will purchase TCS SecureOffice Trusted Workstation, which will be the primary application-level component of the Department of Defense Intelligence Information System (DoDIIS) Trusted Workstation (DTW). The agreement is valued at $21.7 million with a base period of three years.

DTW improves cross-domain file transfer by enabling intelligence analysts to view and share vital data across multiple classified networks from a single desktop. DTW addresses the demand for strengthening terrorism information sharing to protect Americans by offering enhanced interoperability and increased network security among government agencies.

"This system addresses the country's need to better our war-fighting ability through enhanced data-sharing among agencies," said Edward Hammersla, COO at TCS. "This contract to deploy the DTW technology will not only help protect our nation against potential threats, but also reduces the cost of government business and improves productivity and efficiency."

TCS applications solve secure information sharing problems at the lowest cost and on a rapid deployment timeline. SecureOffice Trusted Workstation has been in operation and accredited since 1996.

Founded in 1994, Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS) is an industry leader in cyber security and information sharing software products. The company is a leading supplier of secure information-sharing technologies to the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and commercial industry. TCS products and services offer a simple solution that enables government and commercial organizations to securely share information while protecting vital information assets.

The company's SecureOffice products are installed and in operational use around the world today protecting our nation's most sensitive digital information. Tested and assessed by the National Security Agency and accredited by the Defense Intelligence Agency for operational use, TCS products adhere to the most stringent security standards in the world. TCS is headquartered in Herndon, Va., with offices in Urbana, Ill. and San Antonio. For more information, see www.trustedcs.com.

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